2013 Grenache Noir

2013 Grenache Noir

El Dorado

Our 4th year making this El Dorado blend of Grenache from the Fenaughty, & Swansboro vineyards. This lively mineral laden red wine stays on our summer table and sings with most anything coming off the grill. 2013 boasts more savory elements than previous vintages.

  • Appellation: El Dorado
  • Vineyard: Fenaughty & Swansboro
  • Varietal: Grenache
  • Clone: Mostly Tablas Creek
  • Age: 6 to 14 years
  • Elevation: 2,600 to 3,200 feet
  • Soil: Decomposed granite, red clay and loam
  • Yield: 2-3 tons/acre
  • Harvested: Aug 31 & Sept 5
  • Pressed: Sept 12 & 16
  • Blend: 100% Grenache w/ 15% Whole cluster
  • Maceration: Wild yeast, wood vat, 12-16 days
  • Barrel aging: 7 months in neutral FO barrels
  • Bottled: Unfiltered on May 23, 2014
  • Production: 350 cases
  • Release date: Summer 2014

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