53% Graciano, 47% Garnacha.
Grapes were picked and fermented separately due to ripening. Garnacha first on Sept 10, Graciano on Oct 2. Both wines were foot stomped, both fermented about 12 days and were then pressed off. The wines were blended together and aged in barrel for 12 months after which they were bottled and labeled by hand. A small amount of sulfur was added during aging and bottling.
Terra Alta Vineyard sits at the mouth of the Central Valley in the Clements Hills sub-appellation of Lodi. Long, gently rolling hills of Redding Gravelly Clay Loam, where that part of the valley just barely starts thinking about eventually becoming the Sierras. Markus Bokisch farms it certified CCOF, growing mainly Spanish varieties. It's about 20 years old. Ocean air sweeps in through the SF Bay and over the California Delta and through Lodi into the Central Valley in the evening, which creates a large diurnal temperature swing that helps the grapes hold onto their acid and gives a wonderful freshness to the wine.
War Eagle Kentucky Straight has stood thye test of time. It's still produced with the same time-honored recipe and patient care to achieve tavern-strength character with a great depth of...
Gift cards are delivered by email and contain instructions to redeem them at checkout. Our gift cards have no additional processing fees. Gift cards are not redeemable for cash. Only...
Youthful dark ruby colour. Well-balanced with a pleasing slightly sour, green capsicum note on the middle. Not insubstantial, grippy tannins which linger, coating the mouth along with the green pepper...