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2018 Viognier

$ 23.00

Climate Positive, 1% for the PlanetDry white wine made with Viognier grown at high-altitude in San Diego County. Tangerine, lemon blossom, lime, and cut hay. Excellent example of local terroir – very different from Condrieu. Made only with wild yeast, unfiltered, and minimal intervention.

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Description

White

appellation
San Diego County, Warner Springs

vineyard
Orrin Vineyard, 3300 feet, Alluvial decomposed granite

varieties
100% Viognier, self-rooted

harvest
August 20, 2018

fermentation
Wild Yeast and Malolactic

alcohol
10.7%

production
26 cases

tasting notes
Tangerine, lemon blossom, lime, and cut hay. Recommend serving at 40-45 °F. Best to drink over multiple days for development.

winemaker’s notes
Whole cluster pressed on crémant cycle, taking taille and partial cuvée press fractions. Wild yeast and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel. Racked off gross lees after 45 days, then cold settled another 45 days later. No acidulation or other “corrections”. Bottled unfiltered on 2/9/2019.

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