A lifted, perfumed nose boasting a myriad of aromas: raspberry, plum, wild strawberry, violets, and graphite. The medium bodied, yet lean palate is replete with persistent, bright red berry and bakers spice character balancing the firm acidity and refined tannins. Enjoy
this wine now or with short term cellaring.
392 cases | Harvested September 2015 | Bottled May 2017 15% Whole Cluster | 3.67 pH | 5.6 g/L TA | 14.2% ABV 18 Months in 228L French Oak Barrels (30% New)
75% FLANERIE VINEYARD
Ribbon Ridge AVA 200-350' Elevation | Eastern Exposure Marine Sedimentary Soils (Willakenzie & Wellsdale Series) Planted to Wadenswil, 667, 777 & Pommard Clones Dry-Farmed Using Organic Principles The Flanerie Vineyard, planted in 2003, is comprised of a thin layer of topsoil over a deep seam of marine sedimentary motherock. This vineyard produces intense wines with dark fruit and unique meaty/savory
25% X-NOVO VINEYARD
Eola-Amity Hills AVA 550' Elevation | Eastern Exposure | Volcanic/Decomposed Basalt Soils Planted to Mixed Pinot Noir Clones
This beautiful site was planted by the owner, Craig Williams, throughout his years working in the California wine industry. The sun- soaked vineyard has an unobstructed view of the Cascade mountain range, and the finished wines from these deep Jory soils exhibit vivacity and explode with juicy red fruit.