2018 Vermentino

2018 Vermentino


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


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 mid-August, the grapes were foot crushed and skin soaked for 3 hours before pressing.  Fermented 55% in stainless steel and 45% neutral oak and aged for 9 months on the lees.  No malolactic fermentation.  12% abv

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