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2017 Le Mistral Syrah

2017 Le Mistral Syrah
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Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Syrah
Appellation
Monterey County
Harvest Date
10/5/17
Acid
6.23
pH
3.75
Aging
11 Months in French oak (25% new)
Fermentation
Stainless Steel - 18 Days
Bottling Date
8/21/18
Alcohol %
14.5
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Our boldest wine yet, this smoky, savory flavor bomb is loaded with decadent layers – cured meat and white pepper, blueberry and plum, cedar and sweet tobacco. This wine will shine in 2-3 years- consider keeping it in your cellar to age till then.
Vineyard Notes
Cedar Lane Vineyard
Production Notes
The grapes were hand harvested at dawn on 10/5/17 into 1/2 Ton picking bins. The grapes arrived at Folktale and were sorted before being placed into bins for fermentation. The grapes were hand punched down daily and lightly pressed after the completion of the ferment - lasting 18 days. The wine was placed into French oak barrels (25% new) and aged 11 months before being bottled at the end of the summer, 2018.
Winemaker Notes
Best to Drink: Now through 2028
Production
284 cases produced