United States, California, Santa Barbara

Established 2005


Tyler is dedicated to producing wines of delicacy and balance, where structure and nuance are favored above all else. Their focus is exclusively on exceptional vineyard sites throughout the Santa Rita Hills and Santa Maria Valley within Santa Barbara County, and they feel pinot noir and chardonnay are the best mediums to express each vineyard site. Within these two appellations, the unique combination of marine-based soils, transverse ranges and valleys, and cool ocean influence make this a truly wonderful place for growing pinot noir and chardonnay.

Tyler believes wine should be elegant and honest, and must possess aromatic purity.

In order to best convey the individuality of each site, they try to be modern in their thinking and classic in their approach. Great effort had been made not only to seek out vineyards of pedigree, but also to seek out vines with age. They now work with a number of the oldest vineyard blocks in the County and believe this is essential in our quest for both purity and intesity. Furthermore, close collaboration with each of our growers along with focused, minimal handling of fruit and wine allow us the best opportunity to achieve our goals.

They currently produce 12 different bottlings each year from 22 parcels within 7 different vineyard sites. Total production is approximately 5000 cases annually.


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