VINEYARD: Jennifer Thomson’s epic family vineyard in the Carneros appellation of Napa Valley. Cool region with early ripening. Intense summer berry freshness right off the vine.
HARVEST: Mid September 2018
VINIFICATION:: Gently destemmed, leaving the berries whole. Open top fermeters. Wild yeast. Gently punched down by hand. Gently pressed to barrel.
ELEVAGE: 9 months in barrel, 30% new French Oak (Francois Freres TG M+ 3Y if you must know)
PRODUCTION: 96 cases
TASTING NOTES – Brimming with luxurious treats, ripe raspberries, cherry blossoms, salted caramel, toasted marshmallow, strawberry tart, roasted almond, tangerine zest, candy apple, and garden roses. On the palate, a wave of rich creamy toffee, ripe plums, pastry dough, succulent cherries and strawberries, with a creamy dreamy finish. Drink now through 2029.