2018 Take the Pebble
20 months in French oak: 1 New French Oak Puncheon, 1 New Hogshead, 2 Second-Fill Barriques, 1 Neutral Barrique
Entering the room is like walking back in time. His things are all here, untouched… a cigar box, his warn leather baseball glove, an old book with pressings of wild mint & lavender. Memories flood back - you are digging your fingers into the earth as you sit next to him under the fig tree. He tells you stories about family and teaches you big lessons in small ways. You now glimpse your own son through the window near that same tree. Taking the baseball glove, you head outside.
Alta Colina, Alta Mesa, Derby, Santa Barbara Highlands.
Serving Recommendation: Decant 1 hour, serve slightly above cellar temperature (55-60F). Aging Potential: 6-8 years.