COLOR: Deep Garnet.
NOSE: Fresh Raspberries, White Pepper and Spice.
PALATE: Palate Chimes with a dance of Bright Spice and Summer Red Berries .
FINISH: Long and Lovely with Sweet Cigar Box and Light Mocha
TANNINS & ACID: Balanced Acidity and Medium Tannins
FARMED: Rink Ranch, Northern Alexander Valley, Asti California
HARVEST DATE: 23 September 2018
BRIX at Harvest: 26.7’ with a 48-hour cold soak
TONS Harvested: 1.2
FERMENTATION: Whole berry in stainless steel tanks, RP-15 Yeast, Daily Pump overs, 72-hours extended maceration w/100% malolactic conversion.
AGING: Nadalie American Oak for 30 months
BOTTLING: Alcohol 14.4%, pH 3.62, TA 6.2 .
Pair this wine with gourmet hamburger, pizza margherita and charcuterie.