Zenaida Cellars

Specializing in handcrafted, sustainable Bordeaux and Rhone varietals in Templeton Gap AVA

  • About
  • Vineyard Details
  • Varieties Grown
  • Press & Accolades
  • About
    The estate vineyard is located in the Templeton Gap area, west of Paso Robles, at the base of the Santa Lucia Coastal Range. The 30 acre property consists of 22 acres of vineyard that is farmed utilizing sustainable practices. Zenaida Cellars wines are made using only the highest quality fruit from our small group of Paso Robles AVA growers.

    Zenaida Cellars came under new ownership in July of 2022, along with some remarkable plans in store for the winery that we are sure you’ll be pleased with. Major enhancements of the property and the tasting room will be underway in the summer of 2023 and the intention is to create an even more beautiful setting and unique experience for you and your guests. The vineyard is undergoing replanting as we remove older, diseased vines and make room for new life!
  • Vineyard Details
    • The estate vineyard is located in the Templeton Gap area, west of Paso Robles, at the base of the Santa Lucia Coastal Range. The 30 acre property consists of 22 acres of vineyard that is farmed utilizing sustainable practices. The winery occupies the original homestead of the property, dating back over 100 years.
    • First Date Planted: 1988
    • Last Date Planted: 2021
    • Row Orientations: East - West
    • Trellis Type: Head trained or vertical positioned
    • Irrigated/Dry Farmed: Dry farmed as much as possible but set up for irrigation
    • Soil Types: Lean soil layered with calcareous shale, limestone, clay, and sand
    • Harvest Method: By hand
    • Wineries Supplied: Zenaida Cellars
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  • Varieties Grown
    • Zinfandel | 6 acres

    • Cabernet Sauvignon | 6 acres

    • Syrah | 6 acres

    • Grenache | 2.5 acres

    • Mourvèdre | 1.5 acres

  • Press & Accolades

    Accolades

    • 2019 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Wine Enthusiast, Mar 2022, 91 Points
    • 2019 Solar Fel - Bordeaux-style Red Blend, Wine Enthusiast, Mar 2022, 91 Points
    • 2019 Grenache, Wine Enthusiast, Mar 2022, 92 Points
    • 2019 Estate Fire Sign, Wine Enthusiast, Mar 2022, 92 Points
    • 2019 Wanderlust (GSM) , Wine Enthusiast, Mar 2022, 93 Points
    • 2019 Estate Zinfandel , Wine Enthusiast, Mar 2022, 91 Points