Our fourth release from this little patch of goodness where the aspect and deep clay soils result in a wine with boldness and spiciness. There's texture, beautiful stone fruit characters and a punching acid line from the long, cool 2021 season.
Vineyards: Ric's, Ashton
Vine age: 26 years
Soils: Light loamy clay over sandstone with extensive schist and quartz rubble
Farming: organic (not certified)
Vinification: Whole bunches crushed and pressed to tank for settling overnight before racking off solids to barrel. The wine spent eleven months in French and Austrian oak, 20% new. Bottled under DIAM cork, sealed with wax.
TA: 5.5 g/L
Production: 120 dozen