September 14, 2015
Aged for 28 months in 20% new French oak barrels and 80% neutral French oak barrels; Bottled unfined and unfiltered
Cold soak for 6 days; 20% whole cluster 80% whole-berry and fermented 24 days on skins in open top stainless steel tanks
Spicy clove, subtle leather and bright red fruits on the nose followed by a fresh dose of raspberry on the palate and rich tannins. This wine will hold bright flavors for years to come.
Sourced from the Circle S Vineyard in San Benito County, this Brunello clone of Sangiovese is planted in Cropley, San Benito/Series (Clay loam) soils. Vine age ranges from 10 to 15 years old.
This is the most widely planted variety in Italy. Also THE grape of central Italy. Our job is to respect this varietal and do the best job we can at keeping this wine varietally correct. Sangiovese characteristics depend heavily on there surroundings and we aim to show you just that in every vintage and different locations we source from.
195 cases produced