50% of Merlot was foot stomped and direct basket pressed on top of 25% whole cluster Merlot and 25% crushed/de-stemmed Merlot. Whole cluster Chardonnay was foot stomped and .5 ton of the skins and stems were added to the Merlot to co-ferment. Aged in French Neutral Oak for 8 months and in bottle for 4 months. No additions or subtractions. Unfined, unfiltered, zero SO2.
Alcohol By Volume: 12.5%
Style: Light-medium bodied red/white co-ferment
Varieties: 70% Merlot + 30% Chardonnay
Vineyard: Grebnikoff Vineyard
AVA: Sonoma Valley
Farming: Certified Organic 35+ year old vines
Soils: Clough Series, alluvial
Harvest Date: 8-28-2020
Cases Produced: 96
Fiber Art: Laura Basanta
Tastings Notes: Herbaceous with a touch of minerality. Hints of tart cranberries.