2017 Groundwork Mourvèdre
Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara Highlands, Old Portrero
18 months 20% Second Fill French Barriques, 80% neutral French barriques
100% destemmed fruit was fermented in 1.5 ton open top fermentors given pumpovers and punchdowns as needed
black cherries, pepper crusted tri tip, mexican dark chocolate, fig, cedar cigar box
100% Mourvèdre, 80% clone 369, 20% clone 520
Serving Recommendations: Decant 1-2 hours. Serve slightly below room temperature Aging Potential: 5-7 years, but who wants to wait that long.