- Wine Type
- Estate Red
- 94% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon
- Santa Ynez Valley
- 0.59 g/100ml
Our estate vineyard is located in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley. The mild climate tempered by foggy mornings, combined with the long growing season, allows our grapes to fully develop structure and complexity while retaining fresh and bright fruit flavors.
Harvest: October 9th
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 14 months in 2 to 4 year old French oak barrels.
Bottling Date: Dec 9, 2015
Color: deep ruby
Aromas: dark cherry and plum, with overtones of cocoa and vanilla.
Palate: lush mouthfeel, smoothly integrated tannins, long fruit finish