AVA: Los Carneros, Sonoma County
Vineyard Location: 4 miles south and east of Sonoma
Vineyard: 5.0 acres
Soil and Aspect: Clay loam on a western slope
Grapes were destemmed whole berry and cold soaked for four days prior to letting the temperature rise and natural fermentation starting. After a 12-day fermentation with twice daily punchdowns, the grapes were pressed off and the juice was barreled into four neutral French Oak barrels where they aged for 14 months prior to bottling unfined and unfiltered.
Tarragon, sweet tobacco, cedar, black cheery. Great acidity balanced with significant tannin. Recommend opening/decanting for an hour prior to consuming.
HARVEST DATE: September 4, 2014
LOT SIZE: 1.83 tons
TOTAL ACIDITY: 7.15 g/L
PH LEVEL: 3.32
FRENCH OAK: 100% neutral
BOTTLING DATE: November 17, 2015
PRODUCTION: 70 cases