||October 6, 2015
||February 28, 2017
This medium-bodied red displays aromas of red raspberry and plums. Bright and lively in the mouth with sweet fruit flavors and very fine-grained tannins.
Block 6 – Planted in 1995 in alternating layers of clays and sand at an elevation of 470 ft. Block 7 – Planted in 1996 in alternating layers of sand and clays at an elevation of 450 ft.
Grapes were machine picked at dawn, and were immediately crushed into open-top fermentation vessels. Our favorite yeast strain was added, and fermentation began within 24 hours. At dryness, the grapes were pressed to a stainless steel tank. After several days of settling, the wine was transferred to a mixture of French and American oak barrels, where it aged for one year.