natural + craft wine
Dry red wine. Glou Glou heaven. Juicy black cherry, blackberry, pomegranate and black pepper. Recommend serving slightly chilled. Syrah and Zinfandel from San Diego County made using only wild yeasts, unfiltered, and with minimal intervention.
San Diego County, Warner Springs
Orrin Vineyard, 3300 feet, Alluvial decomposed granite
50% Syrah, 50% Zinfandel, self-rooted
Syrah on August 23, 2018
Zinfandel on September 5, 2018
Wild Yeast and Malolactic
Glou glou heaven. Juicy black cherry, blackberry, pomegranate and black pepper. Recommend serving slightly chilled.
Clusters de-stemmed into small open-top bins. Whole berry, wild yeast and malolactic fermentation. Twice daily punch downs. Pressed after five days. Free run and late press fractions used. Fermentation finished in small Flextanks. Racked off gross lees after four months. No acidulation or other “corrections”. Cold settled, and bottled unfiltered on 2/9/2019.
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