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Moss Wood History - 1973

Moss Wood first vintage Cabernet Sauvignon 250 cases,
Moss Wood Semillon planted,
Moss Wood Pinot Noir planted.

The vineyard produced its first vintage in 1973, which was handled in one small building and produced 250 dozen bottles of wine.

In 1973 five acres of Semillon was planted, it was the first white variety for Moss Wood. The cuttings were imported from California. The first crop of Semillon was harvested in 1976, although a commercial release of Moss Wood Semillon was not possible until the next vintage.

5 acres of Pinot Noir were planted in 1973. The Moss Wood Pinot Noir was first produced in 1977.

Moss Wood, early years
Moss Wood, early years
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