Looking out five years from now, what is on the Hahn drawing board? Expanded SLH production is a top goal, including the medium to higher-tier brands of Pinot Noir.

Mitchell said, “Case production of Hahn Estate SLH Pinot Noir in the Highlands is about 5,000 now. We’d like to increase production without changes to quality.”

As Mitchell readied to get back to work, he confided his favorite wine to drink.

“It’s Pinot Noir with Grenache as a close second. We produce a Rhône blend that is very food friendly; maybe as food friendly than Pinot Noir.”

cblake@farmpress.com

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