Single vineyard, single varietal, same headache*.
On the nose: Plum, raspberries, dried roses, cinnamon, currants.
Palate: Raspberries, strawberries, cranberries, cocoa, white pepper.
Appellation: Sta. Rita Hills
Vineyard: Spear Vineyards (Organically-grown grapes.)
Brix at Harvest: 22
Aging: Aged on the lees for 16 months; neutral barrels. Large format, 400-L puncheons.
Bottling Date: February 2017
*The winery work. Not the hangover.