2016 "CALL TO ARMS"
17 months on the lees in 25% stainless steel, 25% new French oak, 50% neutral French oak
100% barrel fermented on the lees at cellar temp, Malolactic conversion arrested on all barrels after primary fermentation completed
The precipitous drive to the vista point has you on edge. Sensing you are close, you roll the window down and the crisp breeze carries in scents of lemongrass, honeycomb, wildflowers and oregano. Together you sit on the hood of the car with a blanket wrapped around your shoulders and share a snack of Asian pears and salted Marcona almonds. You made it and it was worth it. But it’s just beginning.
63% Grenache Blanc, 37% Roussanne
Serving Recommendation: Chill slightly, 10-15 minutes in the refrigerator, pull the cork and enjoy Aging Potential: 4-6 years