This wine presents fresh and bright aromatics of neroli and honeysuckle, grounded
by notes of stone fruit and vanilla bean.
A silky, viscous mouthfeel supports the bursting flavors of melon
and citrus. The long, mouthwatering finish has bright acidity with lingering grapefruit peel flavors and a hint
The 2015 vintage reflects our steadfast dedication to create a stunning wine amidst a challenging growing
season. An unusually warm spring led to early budbreak and accelerated vine growth, but upon bloom,
weather turned cool slowing development. Summer’s considerable heat propelled the grapes into early flavor
concentration, while spells of low temperatures delayed ripening. We took extra care in hand-sorting the fruit
and used 100% free-run juice, resulting in a wine that gleams with intensity, complexity and bright acidity.
The grapes were hand-sorted and gently whole-cluster pressed. After settling overnight, the juice was
racked to barrels for 100% native yeast barrel fermentation followed by malo-lactic fermentation.
was aged in 85% new French oak barrels for eleven months on the lees, which were stirred weekly.
Luminous gold in color,