This California Sangiovese could be mistaken for its Italian counterpart—herbaceous and bright with grippy tannin.
Vineyard: Shale Peak Vineyard
Location: Solano County, CA
Production: 61 cases
Classic example of Sangiovese. Bricky color, herbal notes, cherry, gritty grippy tannin with mouthwatering acidity. Could easily pass for an Italian Sangiovese.
2 weeks maceration on skins, pressed to puncheon. Barrel aged 3 years, racked and settled in bottle. Aged 6 months in bottle.
Sits on a peak of sedimentary and volcanic soil.