Wild berries and herbs come together in this Mencía to create a savory, mid-weight red that could easily be mistaken for a Pinot Noir or Northern Rhône Syrah.
Variety: 100% Mencía
Vineyard: Mosier Hills Vineyard
Location: Mosier Hills, OR
This Mencía reveals a mysterious likeness to both Pinot Noir and Northern Rhône style Syrah. A mid-weight red with intriguing aromas of bramble fruits, black pepper and dried sage.
35% whole cluster fermentation in open top stainless steel fermenter. Aged in various sizes of neutral oak for 15 months.
The Mosier Hills Vineyard is the home and heart of Analemma. Undulating across a south-facing ridge sculpted by the Missoula Floods, the estate lies within a patchwork of oak and grassland, where cobblestones and glacial sands dominate the landscape.