Country: United States
Westerly is based in the Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara County, and is dedicated to producing exceptional AVA-specific wines from Santa Barbara County. The region’s diversity is reflected within the range of Westerly Wines: Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc from the rocky, warm, mineral laden hillsides of the Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara AVA to Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from the cool, foggy, and maritime-influenced Sta. Rita Hills. Other wines in the Westerly lineup include AVA specific Syrah, Merlot, as well as tow proprietary blends, Fletcher’s White and Fletcher’s Red, an homage to the local legend, Fletcher Jones. Winemaker Adam Henkel joined Westerly in April of 2013. Adam – having spent 10 years in the Napa Valley, including eight years at Harlan Estate in Oakville had long been fascinated by the viticultural diversity and geographical grandeur of Santa Barbara County. Adam’s pursuit at Westerly is to express the unique characteristics and individuality of the regions preeminent vineyards though farming and winemaking at the highest possible level.