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2018 Le Mistral Joseph's Blend

2018 Le Mistral Joseph's Blend
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Winter Wine Club - Available to members 12/15
Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
Red Wine
Appellation
Monterey County
Acid
5.4 g/L
pH
3.8
Aging
10 months in French oak (20% new)
Fermentation
Stainless Steel
Bottling Date
8/27/19
Alcohol %
14.4
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
This cuvée of Grenache and Syrah is our flagship wine, paying respect to our history while celebrating our Monterey terroir. The light, playful flavors of mineral and bright, red fruit of Grenache dance on big, earthy, spice notes of Syrah. This is a wine of substance that harmonizes to the point of singing in the glass.
Production Notes
Harvest took place in early October for Grenache and mid October for Syrah. Both were hand harvested and sorted before being de-stemmed into tank for fermentation. Fermentation lasted between 12-18 days before the grapes were pressed and the wine was racked into French oak barrels for 10 months (20% new). The blend was assembled mid July before being bottled at the end of the month.
Winemaker Notes
Best to Drink: Now through 2030
Production
2,500 cases produced
Other Notes
Composition: 61% Grenache, 36% Syrah, 3% Mourvedre