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2017 Vigilant

$ 33.00

Climate Positive, 1% for the PlanetBegan its life as another vintage of The Alchemist, but we decided to age it longer with oxidation to provide a more sherry-like experience. Walnut, butterscotch, orange oil, clove. Semi-sweet with a vibrant acidity. All wild yeast ferment, unfiltered.

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Description

Amber Dessert (375 ml)

appellation
San Diego County, Warner Springs

vineyard
Orrin Vineyard, 3300 feet, Alluvial decomposed granite

varieties
100% Viognier

alcohol
18.1%

production
34 cases

tasting notes
Walnut, butterscotch, orange oil, clove. Semi-sweet with a vibrant acidity.

winemaker’s notes
Viognier harvested August 12, 2017. Pressed whole cluster. Juice and pomace combined. Wild fermentation. Fortified on August 17 with clear grape spirits. Racked off pomace on May 8, 2019. Bottled on August 29, 2021.

nota bene
Began its life as another vintage of The Alchemist, but we decided to age it longer with oxidation to provide a more sherry-like experience.

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