Varietal: 100% Counoise
Appellation: Paso Robles, CA
Vineyard: AmByth Estate, Stonecross Vineyard. Dry Farmed.
Soils: Sandy Clay Loam, Calcareous, Limestone
Certifications and Farm Method: Biodynamic. Organic.
Aging Vessel and time: Neutral Oak 18 months
Yeast, Sulfites, Additions: Native, None
Cases Produced: 78
Vinification: Foot stomped whole cluster in open top fermentation bins. Fermented on skins 11 days through primary. Pressed and aged 18 months in a 500 Liter neutral oak barrel . Racked during descending moon and then bottled the following descending moon. In bottle 2 years before release.
Tasting Notes: Lively and youthful, with striking acidity and a beautiful core of fruit. Nose of mixed berries with leathery and earthy tones.