2015 Vermentino

2015 Vermentino

$24.00

Fresh light minerality with white flowers and lime citrus finish
Chiricahua Ranch Vineyard, Cochise County

91 points James Suckling

Category:
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Viticulture + Winemaking

When Greg Gonnerman, grower at Chiricahua Ranch Vineyard, was formulating his initial plan for planting, we suggested Vermentino.  We envisioned a wine that is light, fresh, and crisp with a citrus and mineral backbone. A fun sipper for Arizona’s blazing summers.  Vermentino fit the bill perfectly.  Picked August 20, the grapes were foot crushed and skin soaked for 3 hours before pressing.  Fermented 75% in neutral oak and 25% stainless steel and aged for 8 months on the lees.  No malolactic fermentation.  12.8% abv

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