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Escolle Vineyard has quickly gained esteem since being planted in 2008 in the Santa Lucia Highlands.  We hand harvested clones 2A and 777 and natively fermented them in small batches.  This site is true to the Santa Lucia Highlands character, producing fresh red fruit, black tea and spice aromas with a dark, broody nature and fine wood tannins on the palate.

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SKU: 18FTEVPN

Brosseau Vineyard in the Chalone AVA has a remarkable combination of limestone soils, weather patterns and organic farming that produces intense minerality, texture and richness in its wines. The Grenache was natively fermented then aged in 2 neutral 500L French oak puncheons for 16 months. The wine opens with wild cherry and baking spice and has an incredibly rich mouthfeel that lingers.

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The White Witch is our name for the westerly wind that blows each afternoon through our vines in Monterey. This is nature using it's magic for good, producing the beautiful layers and rich textures of this Rhône-style blend.

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THE MOUNTAIN is a big, bold blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. The grapes were organically grown above 1200 feet elevation at the Massa Estate Vineyard in the Carmel Valley AVA, just a few miles east of Folktale Winery. This is the big brother of our red wine program. Unabashedly robust, this wine comes full of ripe blueberry, pomegranate, black cherry cola, cedar wood, cocoa, crème de cassis, granite minerality, sage and plums. The texture is full-bodied and rich with velvety tannins and a long finish. The Mountain is a force of nature that will benefit from aging.

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Whole Cluster fermentation has been a staple of old-world winemaking for generations.  It is with this tradition and spirit that we decided to allow our grapes to natively ferment while remaining on the cluster, producing fresh Hibiscus, lavender and a Redwood forest floor nose and a juicy and lengthy savory finish.

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SKU: 18FTWCPN

We left the Viognier grapes hanging an extra 50 days on the vine, and got just 120 gallons of this glorious juice. Picked at 33.5° brix, this sweet wine is full of honeysuckle and stone fruit flavors, and tastes like angels singing in your mouth.

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Planted in the 70's, the historic Massa Estate in Carmel Valley enjoys a micro-climate that is well-suited for Cabernet Sauvignon.  Vines grow wild in small blocks and have been farmed organically from inception.  The Cab is big and complex, with flavors of cherry cola, plum, baking spice, cassis, and dark chocolate.

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SKU: 18FTCABSAUV

THE HOUND is a classic blend of Bordeaux varietals, combining 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Malbec, 11% Merlot, 9% Petit Verdot, and 9% Cabernet Franc sourced 89% from Massa Estate Vineyard and 11% from Cedar Lane Vineyard . The not-so-little brother of our Reserve Bordeaux blend, this wine is complex and elegant with aromas and flavors of blueberry, mocha, floral lilac, frisée, dusty vanilla, brown sugar, creme de cassis, pencil lead, cedar wood, and hibiscus.  The texture offers nice richness with round and full tannins. The Hound is a beautiful, bold wine that will benefit from aging.

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SKU: 18FTHOBB

Another beautiful vintage from our estate Mission Ranch vineyard in Arroyo Seco. Following in the footsteps of past vintages, this Chardonnay is cleanly balanced with notes of soft melon, Meyer lemon, apple apricot, and kiwi fruit. Hints of mineral and chalk, green tea, white flower, spice, and creamy toasted brioche round out the palate.

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SKU: 19FTCH

The 2019 Viognier opens with dried apricots, banana chips, peach, orange blossom, honeysuckle, lemon grass, with a chalky cream pie nose.  This Viognier is nice and bright, with balance and finess, it finishes with tree fruit, pineapple and a lemon meringue finish.

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SKU: 19LMVIO

Soft and delicate, this Grenache Blanc reveals its elegant layers as it opens with notes of dried rose petals, lychee, and strawberry, followed by deeper flavors of honeydew melon and ripe stone fruit and a gentle, warming finish.

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SKU: 19LMGB

Tondre Grapefield was planted in 1997 in the heart of the Santa Lucia Highlands and has been farmed Sustainably ever since.  We hand harvested clones 943 Pommard 4, and 115 from this site and natively fermented the grapes in small batches with minimal intervention.  Ripe cherry olallieberry, all spice and cardamom are lifted by a round, rich palate of sweet vanilla that lingers.

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Brosseau Vineyard in the Chalone AVA has a remarkable combination of limestone soils, weather patterns and organic farming that produces intense minerality, texture and richness in its wines. The Syrah was natively fermented in bins and 500L puncheons, then aged for 16 months in 13% new French oak (87% neutral oak) producing a wine that has rich, dark flavors and can be enjoyed for years to come.

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This Grenache is a gorgeous ruby color in the glass and is aromatic with bright notes of wild boysenberry fruit, floral hibiscus, and rich notes of black cherry. These are followed by notes of white pepper, plum compote, and blueberry. Lively acidity and tannin round out the palate for a deliciously balanced and lingering finish. With juicy red fruit qualities and a full bodied texture, this wine is bolder than a Pinot and more delicate than a Cabernet; perfect for any occasion.

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SKU: 18LMGN

Produced from the Organically grown grapes at Folktale Winery, this Nouveau was hand harvested October 10 and sorted into fermenter bins along with dry ice.  We covered the bins and tucked them in the back of our cellar for carbonic fermentation.  As tempting as it was, we didn’t peek at the grapes for three weeks and let the enzymes break the sugar down into alcohol - producing floral crunchy cranberry flavors.  On halloween, we lightly pressed the grapes and let the wine finish it’s fermentation in tank until being bottled 11/26.  25 cases produced.  Enjoy the first taste of our harvest!

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SKU: 19FTNV

Light and refreshing, we made our Brut to enjoy on its own or paired with, well, just about anything. This sparkling wine opens with notes of green apple, banana, and tropical kiwi, developing into flavors of peach and tart strawberry on the palate. Enjoy chilled and often.

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Brilliant rose gold in color, the Rosé Brut sparkling wine opens with soft notes of watermelon, kiwi and a beautiful yeasty quality that invites you in. The palate is elegant, with cherry, floral, and a creamy texture that has a bright finish.

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SKU: NVFTSPRS

Fresh and floral, this Sauvignon Blanc opens with Meyer lemon meringue, key lime, and citrus blossom along with ripe jalapeño, green papaya, with undertones of straw, graham cracker, and a light nutty quality.

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SKU: 19FTSB

Floral pink jasmine, and orange blossom with pomelo, lemon rind and green apple.  This Albarino has a creamy honey and sherbet texture with a salty and crushed rock minerality from the aging on its lees.

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SKU: 19FTAL

Another beautiful vintage from our estate Mission Ranch vineyard in Arroyo Seco. Following in the footsteps of past vintages, this Chardonnay is cleanly balanced with notes of soft melon, Meyer lemon, apple apricot, and kiwi fruit. Hints of mineral and chalk, green tea, white flower, spice, and creamy toasted brioche round out the palate.

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SKU: 18FTCH