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2017 Le Mistral Grenache

2017 Le Mistral Grenache
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SKU: 17LMGN
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Grenache
Appellation
Monterey County
Harvest Date
10/18/16
pH
3.71
Aging
18 months New French Oak
Fermentation
Stainless Steel for 16 days
Bottling Date
8/1/17
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Our new vintage of Grenache is one for Cab lovers. This rich, full bodied wine opens with notes of blackberry, ripe plum, and minerality. A textured palate reveals spicy notes of black pepper, black tea, and tobacco. We’ve been loving this paired with lamb dishes and summer BBQ.
Vineyard Notes
Ventana Vineyard
Production Notes
Grapes were hand harvested 10/18/16 from Ventana Vineyard in Arroyo Seco. The fruit arrived at the winery, and 80% was sorted and de-stemmed and the other 20% was lightly sorted, leaving 20% whole clusters in the fermenter. The grapes were chilled to 55F for 48 hours before being fermented with RP15 yeast. The fermentation lasted 16 days before being lightly pressed and removing the solids. From there, the wine went into 18% new French Oak barrels where it aged for 10 months and bottled on 8/1/17.
Winemaker Notes
Best to Drink: Now through 2026
Production
294 Cases