2013 Mourvédre

2013 Mourvédre


2013 Mourvedre

Varietal: 100% Mourvedre

Appellation: Paso Robles, CA

Vineyard: AmByth Estate- Mark’s, Terrace, and Stonecross Vineyards

Soils: Sandy Clay Loam, Calcareous, Limestone

Certifications and Farm Method: Dry Farmed. Biodynamic. Organic.

Aging Vessel and time: 15 months 500 Liter Italian Terracotta Amphora, 950 liters in Neutral Oak Barrels

Yeast, Sulfites, Additions: Native, None

Alc: 12.3%

Cases Produced: 158

Vinification: Hand harvested from estate vineyards over a 3 week period. Separately foot stomped whole cluster in open top fermentation bins and Amphora. Fermented on skins 12- 16 days through primary. The portions were then pressed separately when fermentation near completion and blended together in large stainless. The juice was then divided into a combination of a 500 liter Amphora and one 450 liter and 500 liter Neutral Oak Barrels. Aged for 15 months. Racked during descending moon and then bottled the following descending moon. In bottle 2 years before release.

Tasting Notes: 100% Mourvédre Earth, that’s the first reaction after the sip. Longevity, life, evoking intensity overload for the senses. We've always said great things about our Mourvedre, nothing changes with this one.

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