The dark and brooding nose showcases black licorice, Sichuan peppercorn, hoisin and just a hint of vanilla. The lively palate opens up with Bing cherry, raspberry, rolling tobacco, and dried bay leaf that is bound together by precise tannins that melt away into a focused and elegant finish.
Destemmed and cold soaked for 7 days with daily pump-overs. 7-day fermentation with a mix of delestages, pump-overs and punchdowns for cap management. 14-day total maceration.
Cases Produced: 200
100% Estate: Block 2 Maidie Vineyard. Adelaida District, Paso Robles.
Aged for 22 months in 225L barriques 40% new Hungarian oak, 40% used Hungarian oak, and 20% used French oak.
26 July 2021