Section Wines BDX Happy Canyon 2016 | It’s just so good – Vivino gives a 4.8
Section Wines BDX Happy Canyon 2016 presents a D\aark toned core with a ruby red rim. Layers of Red roses and Violets jump out of the glass with a generous dose of spice, tobacco, and currants. A bold structure with rich and chewy tannins resolve in a dark chocolate finish.
From a producer that treats winemaking as more art than practice, the Section Wines BDX Happy Canyon 2016 is the masterpiece of this wine range. Elegant yet powerful, it is an expression of terroir with seamless integration of intuitive winemaking. Italy may have once been home to the Renaissance, but this Bordeaux blend signals the rebirth of Happy Canyon.
Vozelgang Vineyard | Sustainable Viticulture
Happy Canyon is one of the region’s warmer sub-zones, but cool ocean fog cools vines and creates sought-after, well-balanced Bordeaux varieties bursting with flavor and character. The rolling hills of the Vozelgang Vineyard were planted in 1998 and are farmed using sustainable practices.
“I dedicate a lot of time to the vineyards where, through detailed viticulture practices,” Winemaker Marco Lucchesi told us. “We try to achieve a balance between flavors and structure for each individual grape variety.
Winemaker Marco Lucchesi
This generous display of aromatic complexity and palate concentration is the pinnacle of winemaker Marco Lucchesi’s lifelong dream—to craft truly spectacular, site-expressive wines. Here, he saw the opportunity to realize a lifelong dream of crafting beautiful, terroir-driven wines. While using low-intervention, Old World winemaking techniques. Hence, coaxing out the essence of each Santa Barbara vineyard site and vine into the finished wine. As a result, Section Wines was born.
Growing up amidst the vineyards of Tuscany, Marco visited the most famous regions of Italy and Europe. So, there with his father as a child working with vines when he was just a teenager. He trained as a winemaker in Napa, working at Laird Family Estate, Trefethen, and Judd’s Hill. But something special connected with Marco when he landed in Santa Barbara County in 2014.