When Betty O’Shaughnessy Woolls and her husband, Paul Woolls, initially began their wine label they only wanted to cultivate white grapes. Plans changed quickly when the couple acquired additional vineyards in Howell Mountain and Mount Veeder that were planted with Cabernet Sauvignon and other Bordeaux varieties. Today the couple, along with their highly specialized team, shares the challenging goal creating world class wine from world class vineyards. Winemaking techniques at O’Shaughnessy can be described as neo-classic in that they employ modern equipment to produce non-interventious wines which go through natural fermentation with an end-product that is unfined and unfiltered.
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