Barbera, Carignane, Grenache/Garnacha, Syrah/Shiraz
A blend of 58% Redwood Valley Carignane, 26% Potter Valley Syrah, 11% Arroyo Seco Grenache, and 5% Redwood Valley Barbera.
Each lot was brought into the winery separately and fermented in stainless steel tanks. All fermentation were uninoculated and malolactics proceeded spontaneously. The base blend was made in December and the final blend was made before bottling.
Aged 69% in stainless steel tanks, 19% in foudre, and 12% in barrels. Bottled in April of 2017. Total production in 2016 was 3,299 750ml cases and 200 1.5ml cases.
The label and carton were created by Sara Rosenstock of Just A Jar Design and Press based in Ohio.