70% Mourvèdre, 20% Grenache, 10% Syrah
El Dorado AVA - Organically grown by David Girard Vineyards, Placerville, CA
Whole-Cluster, foot-stomped, and fermented in open top vessels with gentle punchdowns.
Pressed after 8 days of maceration and aged in old french oak barrels for 8 months.
Bottled with a total SO2 addition of 18ppm, unfined and unfiltered.
Although Frenchtown Farm began as an ideological successor to the Clos Saron legacy, Cara and Aaron Mockrish have been through a rigorous process of exploration to find their own voice. Eye opening conversations with luminaries like Batiste Overnoy, Pescaline Lepeltier and Nicolas Gordo of Domaine Simon Bize have helped them develop new ideas about how to temper and communicate North Yuba’s monumental terroir to produce more youthful wines. Their vision has changed from a modern Californian project pooling fruit from many vineyards to produce cellar driven wines into a reflection of the French Vigneronne concept.
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