The nose is accented with aromas of anise and earth. As the wine opens, lovely floral and violet notes begin to appear.
A core of fresh, crushed red raspberry flavor. Pleasing acid refreshes the mid-palate in advance of a long finish marked with essence of mineral, stone and flint.
The cool, wet growing conditions in 2011 afforded us the opportunity to utilize a variety of techniques to produce SOLO. We blended both 'old school' techniques including our extensive experience and knowledge of the vineyard with exciting 'new school' technologies such as in-field optical berry sorting which culls fruit based on color, shape and size for perfectly uniform fruit of the absolute highest quality.
17 months barrel-aged, 100% French, 42% new