Beautifully brash and delicately
nuanced, it opens with an impossibly rich nose.
washes across the palate in dense waves of black and purple
fruits, black cherries, and succulent cassis, all wrapped in
gobs of velvety tannins that turn silky and smooth on the long
finish. Yet there is an ancestral minerality at play here that
portends the evolution sure to come over the next 15 to 25
Arthur Spencer and his family farm this vineyard 100%
organically. The result is stunning Bordeaux fruit that draws all its
cues from superior soils and microclimates. Arthur sets the bar high
and our goal is to reveal this exquisite terroir in every bottling.
A dense and luscious tour de force of
massive complexity, as if it were composed of a multitude of
wines all rolled into one.
GROWER: Arthur Spencer for his family’s Temple Family Vineyards
Fermentation: temp controlled stainless steel tanks with a small
portion punched down in small open top fermenters.
18 months in 75% new 225 Liter French oak barrels.