Overview of the Wine
We are committed to a finite stretch of land within the Sta. Rita Hills appellation even before we mapped and defined it some twenty years ago. From our first working moments here in the early 1990’s, we have been lured and seduced by this magnificent wine growing area. The pure crystalline sand soils under our feet and the salty air blowing continuously from the rugged nearby sea set an immediate hook from which we could never escape.
We remain steadfastly loyal to the stewardship of this land through our estate holdings, and are humbled to travel the globe sharing our story with colleagues, collectors and wine enthusiasts such as yourself. We feel more motivated than ever before in the refinement of our craft and look forward to sharing our efforts with you for many decades to come.
Only neutral barrels are employed. We strive for whole cluster fermentation. We farm with a focus of ripening the stems alongside the fruit, allowing the cluster to be in harmony. Working with the stems allows for wines that are structured, earthy and balanced with our beautiful SRH fruit.
Grape / Blend
Santa Rita Hills, Santa Barbara, California
Winemaker's Tasting Notes
Classic strawberry and earthy spiciness matched with intriguing minerality. Similar restrained flavors carry through on the palate. In the mouth, the wine is very voluptuous and feminine with fine, chalk-like tannins.
Product size: 750ml
From a private seller.