The precipitous drive to the vista point has you on edge. Sensing you are close, you roll the window down and the crisp breeze carries in scents of lemongrass, honeycomb, wildflowers and oregano. Together you sit on the hood of the car with a blanket wrapped around your shoulders and share a snack of Asian pears and salted Marcona almonds. You made it and it was worth it. But it’s just the beginning.
63% Grenache Blanc, 37% Roussanne
8 barrels produced
Chill slightly, drink 10-15 minutes in the refrigerator, pull the cork and enjoy. Aging potential 4-6 years.
17 months on the lees in 25% stainless steel, 25% new French oak, 50% neutral French oak.
100% barrel fermented on the lees at cellar temp, Malolactic conversion arrested on all barrels after primary fermentation completed.