Growing Conditions

Ken and Harlan Fulkerson take great pride in the appearance and health of the Lahoma plantings. Regular mowing, hedging, leaf removal, and spray programs keep the vineyards free of pest and disease pressure


A relatively normal growing season overall, the biggest concern being fears of winter damage from the winter prior. These concerns ended up not impacting the quality or quantity of harvest versus the long term average, however.


Grapes whole cluster pressed with moderate SO2 upon receival, then pressed into a single tank for settling. This juice was then cold settled for 72 hours, treated with bentonite for stability and to aid settling, and racked. Juice bottoms after racking were filtered with diatomaceous earth and returned.