– Soil Type:
– Special Vintage Info: The winter of 2016/2017 broke the drought for most of California. The much-needed rainfall refilled reservoirs and replenished soil. After a heat wave in late August and early September, the harvest slowed to a normal pace and resulted in grapes of refines quality.
Vinification / Winemaking:
– How grapes were handled:
– Fermentation / Yeast Type / Vessel: The Zinfandel grapes are gently pressed for the pale pink hue and light skin tannin.
– Fermentation Management: Cool fermentation in stainless steel tanks preserved the vibrant aromas and crisp flavours.
– Reasons for this choice:
– Ageing – barrels / size / time:
Beautiful rose pink colour, fruit-forward with just enough sweetness. Delicate aromas of fresh, ripe strawberries, zesty lime and watermelon. Juicy flavours of strawberry, watermelon and lime. Bright acidity, south mouth feel with a lively, clean finish.