Grenache Larner Vyd 2012
WINE OVERVIEW

100% whole cluster fermented with intense aromas of strawberry, raspberry, rose oil, star anise, and pepper.Dusty tannins provide grip on the finish and fade slowly into the wine's plush, sweet fruit.

Tasting Notes

Intense aromas of strawberry, raspberry, rose oil, star anise, and white pepper. Supple red fruit preserve and candied floral flavors with hints of cola and licorice. Gentle tannins provide grip on the finish and fade slowly into the wine's plush, sweet fruit.

Food Pairing

Pork carnitas, Grilled ribeye with herb compound butter, turkey mole.

Tech Details

Hand-harvested from the Larner Vineyard which has predominantly chalky soil with a sandy surface, along with chunks of Careaga sandstone, chert, and quartz.. 100% whole-cluster fermentation and pressed with an ultra-gentle stainless steel basket press in an 8-hour cycle. Fermented in small lots (2 tons) with native yeast only. Year-round barrel maturation at 55 degrees. No fining, no filtering, and only 1 racking and 1 SO2 addition prior to bottling. Aged for 24 months in 100% neutral oak and 12 months in bottle.
Varietal Composition:
100% Grenache
Cases Imported:
120
Alcohol:
13.8%
Size:
12/750ml
Suggested Retail Price:
$40
UPC Code:
0