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Grenache 2014 Estate

Grenache 2014 Estate

Fresh cherry and plum aromas, dense layers of rich flavor, and a long fruit finish.

$35.00
Quantity:
R14GR2

About this wine

Pairs with barbecue baby back ribs, Manchego cheese, baked ham and roast duck with cherry sauce.

Wine profile

Vintage
2014
Wine Type
Estate Red
Varietal
98% Grenache, 2% Syrah
Appellation
Estate - Santa Ynez Valley
Acid
0.62 g/100ml
pH
3.55
Alcohol
15.1%

Vineyard Notes

The “Alban” clone Grenache grown at Roblar Estate Vineyard’s ideal combination of light rocky soil and moderate climate, makes a wine of exceptionally deep color and rich structure.  A small amount of Syrah was added to further accentuate the lush fruit character of this wine.

Harvest:  Sept 20th, 2014

Production Notes

Fermentation:  Crushed into small open top fermenters and cold-soaked for two days, the must was inoculated and fermented on the skins for two weeks to develop full rich flavor and structure.

Cooperage / Aging:  The wine was aged for 17 months entirely in 2-4 year old French oak barrels. 

Bottling Date:  January 27, 2016

Winemaker Notes

Color:  Deep ruby

Aromas:  bright cherry, Santa Rosa plum, notes of vanilla

Palate:  Concentrated flavors of cherry and plum, rich fruit finish

Production

Cases Produced: 368