Full-bodied. Concentrated. Opulent. These are some of the descriptors we often hear applied to our wines. However, we also hear the words elegant, balanced, complex. Yes, through hard work in the vineyard and winery, we believe you can have it all, the best of both worlds. Our approach to winemaking is simple, yet difficult. We prefer to intervene in nature’s process as little as possible. We often rely on uninoculated fermentations and use minimal new oak. We rarely fine or filter. However, we are not dogmatic and will intervene if we feel it results in a higher quality wine while still remaining true to the vintage and the vineyard.
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Current Releases - 2016 Vintage
Nearly a repeat of 2015, budbreak was again very early leading to a start date for harvest only 4 days after the record early start of 2015. But weather cooled significantly in late August and early September allowing the fruit to hang without gaining much additional sugar. The result was some of the best fruit we've ever seen. Very little to no Botrytis. Great color. Perfect juice chemistries. Wines in general are much darker in profile than 2015 with impeccable balance. They should drink well young and drink well old.