Best known as a deeply colored, tannic varietal, Tannat makes a delicate and fruity rosé when pressed immediately off its skins. The light color belies a rich, brambly palate with vibrant acidity.
Production: 400 cases.
Skin fermentation lends a light amber hue and elegant tannic structure to this ancient white varietal. Rich aromatics lead into a textured palate with a bright acid undercurrent. Serve lightly chilled, in the style of a red wine.
Production: 100 cases.
A smooth and satisfying late harvest wine. Honeyed nectarine seamlessly integrates with a yeasty, full-bodied sweetness. The racy acidity that Petit Manseng is so famous for gives this wine depth, complexity and length. Fermented and aged in all neutral French barrels.
Petit Verdot is a study in tension. Warm tannins are offset by dark blue fruit, violet florals and a fresh acidity. Toasty, well-integrated oak weaves this wine into a cohesive whole.
Production: 350 cases.
Tannat is a rustic varietal, but its chunky tannins belie a structured elegance. Black raspberry, plum and cherry are grounded by notes of earthy forest floor, tobacco and well-integrated oak. Aged 18 months in French oak, 50% new.
100% Estate Grown
Rustic Tannat Port-style wine modeled after a minimal intervention French Vin Doux Naturel. After the addition of brandy, it is allowed to slowly ferment for over a month before being pressed off the skins. Aged in neutral oak for 20 months to fully integrate flavors.