2012 The Prospector Mourvedre

2012 Mourvèdre

The Prospector

El Dorado

Our crowd pleasing Mourvèdre bottling from several vineyards in El Dorado is sure to surprise and delight those unfamiliar with this varietal and fans know, this is a wine boasting soft fruit and earth and meaty notes that leaves you wanting more.

  • Appellation: El Dorado
  • Vineyards: Coldspring, Lightner & Neighbors
  • Varietals: Mourvèdre
  • Clone: Unknown & Tablas Creek
  • Age: 31yrs/12yrs/7yrs
  • Elevation: 1300/2900 feet/2800 feet
  • Soil: Decomposed granite/red clay/mixed
  • Yield: 2-2.5 tons/acre
  • Harvested: Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2012
  • Pressed: Oct. 5 – Oct. 17, 2012
  • Blend: 85% Mourvèdre + 15% Grenache
  • Macerations: Wild yeast, 7 & 15 days in open top neutral oak vats
  • Barrel aging: 15 months in neutral French Oak
  • Bottled: Unfiltered on February 18, 2014
  • Production: 231 cases
  • Release date: Spring 2014

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