2015 "Long Way Home"
Santa Barbara County
22 months in French oak: 33% new, 67% neutral
33% whole cluster fermented in open top fermentors
The light outside is waning as you check on the slow cooking pot roast and make an addition of ground white peppercorn. The rustic kitchen is dense with aromas of red plum, bay leaf, all spice and fig. A pan of homemade molasses bbq sauce simmers on the stove. He should arrive soon. It’s been all too long, but you knew he’d come home.
Bien Nacido, John Sebastiano, Laetitia, Larner, White Hawk
Serving Recommendation: Decant 2+ hours, serve slightly above cellar temperature (55-60F). Aging Potential: 7-10 years.