This unique site was planted in 1978 on own-roots in Santa Ynez Valley. It sits at 1100ft in elevation on sandy, well-drained limestone rich soils.
We foot-treaded 50% of the fruit before pressing it off to ferment in neutral oak and stainless steel drums. After primary fermentation was complete the wine aged in neutral french oak for 9 months on lees.
Varietals: 100% Chenin Blanc
Hand Harvested: 10/4/18
Soil: Fossil Rich, Sandy Limestone
Ferment: 60% Neutral French Oak, 40% Stainless Steel
Aging: 100% Neutral French Oak
Production: 60 cases
Aromatics: Lime zest, honey suckle, pineapple.
Palate: Lemon verbana, sea salt, fresh acidity.
Serve chilled. Drink now until 2024
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