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2017 Grenache + Syrah

 

 

Limestone, sandy loam and diatomaceous earth

 

Ballard Canyon, Santa Rita Hills

 

Santa Barbara County

Production: 627 cases

ABV: 14.4%

Blend: Grenache 60%, Syrah 40%

Èlevage: 15 months

Winemaking:

The Grenache was fermented 40% whole cluster, whilst the Syrah was made by carbonic maceration. The wines aged separately in neutral french barrique before coming together in barrel.

2017 Grenache + Syrah

Limestone, sandy loam and diatomaceous earth

 

Ballard Canyon, Santa Rita Hills

 

Santa Barbara County

Production: 627 cases

ABV: 14.4%

Blend: Grenache 60%, Syrah 40%

Èlevage: 15 months

Winemaking:

The Grenache was fermented 40% whole cluster, whilst the Syrah was made by carbonic maceration. The wines aged separately in neutral french barrique before coming together in barrel.

2016 Chardonnay

 

 

Rocky, calcareous limestone and clay

 

Santa Rita Hills

 

Santa Barbara County

Production: 1,269 cases

ABV: 12.8%

Èlevage: 13 months

Winemaking:

Barrel fermented, raised in stainless. Mersault-style, 30% new French barrique

2016 Chardonnay

Rocky, calcareous limestone and clay

 

Santa Rita Hills

 

Santa Barbara County

Production: 1,269 cases

ABV: 12.8%

Èlevage: 13 months

Winemaking:

Barrel fermented, raised in stainless. Mersault-style, 30% new French barrique

2018 Pinot Noir

Heavy clay

 

Quinta Del Mar Vineyard

 

San Luis Obispo

Production: 424 cases

ABV: 11.2%

Èlevage: 5 months

Winemaking:

Hand harvested, gently destemmed and fermented whole-berry using native yeast. The wine was aged in neutral French barrique, and completes spontaneous Malo-lactic fermentation in barrel.

2018 Pinot Noir

Heavy clay

 

Quinta Del Mar Vineyard

 

San Luis Obispo

Production: 424 cases

ABV: 11.2%

Èlevage: 5 months

Winemaking:

Hand harvested, gently destemmed and fermented whole-berry using native yeast. The wine was aged in neutral French barrique, and completes spontaneous Malo-lactic fermentation in barrel.

2018 Sauvignon Blanc

 

 

Sandstone, silt and riverstones

 

Santa Maria Valley

 

Santa Barbara County

Production: 658 cases

ABV: 12.1%

Èlevage: 5 months

Winemaking:

Two picks, four days apart to capture both acidity and complexity. Whole-bunch pressed, raised in stainless, with MLF blocked to maintain freshness.

2018 Sauvignon Blanc

Sandstone, silt and riverstones

 

Santa Maria Valley

 

Santa Barbara County

Production: 658 cases

ABV: 12.1%

Èlevage: 5 months

Winemaking:

Two picks, four days apart to capture both acidity and complexity. Whole-bunch pressed, raised in stainless, with MLF blocked to maintain freshness.

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