A big and rich yet smooth and silk wine, intense flavors of black currents, blueberries, strawberries and spice play nicely. The soft texture and high acidity leads to a long, lingering finish.
San Luis Obispo County
Laetitia Vineyard, Morro View, Baileyana Estate
Laetitia Vineyard – clay loam; Morro View – sandy, clay loam; Baileyana Estate – clay loam
Fermented at 72˚F for 12 to 16 days
30-40% new French Oak for 18 months
The 2017 vintage in San Luis Obispo County was the first following years of drought. The winter rains nourished the soils allowing the vines to produce high-quality grapes despite a hot temperatures near Harvest.