This Vermentino has a textured palate of stone fruit and savory minerality carried through with bright acidity.
Variety: 100% Vermentino Vineyard: Rorick Estate Vineyard Location: Sierra Foothills, CA Alcohol: 12.51% Production: 97 cases
Honeysuckle and orange peel notes open up to apricot and honeycomb on the nose. The palate is textural with an undercurrent of savory minerality balanced by a hint of juicy apricot and zesty acidity.
Hand-harvested and pressed whole-cluster before being racked down to neutral barrique for fermentation and elevage. Fermentation was achieved with native yeast and after 14 months of elevage, the wine was racked off of its lees and bottled unfined & unfiltered.
Rorick estate vineyard in Calaveras County sits at 2000ft elevation, on soils comprised of a layer of schist over dolomite-rich limestone.