VARIETAL: 100% Rufete
VINEYARD: 3 plots, one at 2,625 feet, two at 2,300 feet with vines over 70-years old. Granitic soils.
FARMING PRACTICES: Organically grown, dry farmed, planted in terraces. Hand harvested into 22lb boxes.
WINEMAKING: Careful de-steaming and selection. Spontaneous fermentation with native yeasts. All movement of grapes, must and wine done by gravity. Aged 26 months in French oak. Unfined and unfiltered
TASTING NOTES: Ruby red in the glass with aromas of strawberries, balsamic and hints of mint and fresh floral. Flavors of mixed red berries and herbs with harmonious balanced tannins and a long finish.