Nose

Marion Berry, Black Cherry, Cacao, Madagascar Vanilla.

Palate

Bing Cherry, Plum, Dark Stone Fruit, Ground Espresso, Cocoa Nib.

Growing Conditions

Extremely limited irrigation to encourage vine stress; Clone 7 and Clone 337.

Harvest

Whole cluster hand-sorted.

Winemaking

Five day cold-soak prior to 14-16 day whole berry fermentation.

Aging

18 Months in French Oak, 12 Months bottle aging.