White Sampler from the Lodi appellation
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6 BOTTLE SAMPLER
An awesome spring selection of our favorite white wines. This set includes 2 - 2017 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay, 2 - 2018 Grenache Dry Rose and 2 - 2019 Albariño. Great for gifting as well.

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Sometimes choosing wine can be daunting so we've decided to put together a sample pack of our white wines at a great introduction price so that you can sample them at home. Of course we know that you're going to love the wines so there are 2 of each great varietal.

2 Each 2017 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay

beautifully balanced, with lovely notes of pineapple and citrus mingled on the nose with balanced notes of sweet vanilla custard finishing with just the right amount of silkyness and acid.

After many years of requests and perhaps one failed attempt we finally found the right Chardonnay vineyard to produce out wine from. Early in 2017 we were talking with Bill & John Shinn about the possibility of buying fruit from their vineyard. Its a cool vineyard, old Tokay vines were cut off and grafted with Chardonnay cuttings. The old Tokay rootstock naturally limits the vigor of the chardonnay producing beautifully complex, balanced crop loads.

After regularly tracking the pH and Brix of the grapes we harvested first at around 22º brix for vivid acidity and fresh bright citrus fruit. We then followed with our 2nd picking at 24º brix after more of the tropical aromas had developed and acid had slightly softened. On both lots, post harvest we whole cluster pressed and moved to stainless tank to chill and settle. We innoculated and as soon as activity was present we racked to French oak barrels, 30% of which were new. Fermentation proceeded in barrel and upon completion we stirred each barrel by hand weekly.

2 Each - 2018 Dry Grenache Rosé
intense with aromas of fresh squeezed strawberry, kiwi and melon linger on the nose leading to a bright, peppy mouthfeel and finishing in lively acidity and lingering fresh fruit.

For this vintage, we decided to pick the grapes riper to further enhance the bold aromas on the nose. Picking our grenache at 24 brix (a measure of grape sugar) we destemmed the whole berries and pumped directly to our bladder press. Upon filling we rotated the press allowing only the free run juice to gently escape. After a short cold soak, we racked clean the juice and inoculated with yeast initiating a fermentation that lasted nearly a month at ~58º.

2 Each - 2019 Albariño

The new 2019 Albariño has delicate layers of fresh citrus, white peach, nectarine, and floral notes. Silky on the palate, finishing bright and crips with lingering floral and citrus.

I've found that picking the Albariño at slightly lower sugar seems to retain more of the lively acidity and snappy freshness that I crave in our white wines. Post picking we process the fruit very gently, whole cluster pressing and fermenting very cold to retain as much fruit as possible. Along with retaining the fruit, the cold fermentation also helps the wine hold onto a light spritz of co2 further reinforcing the fresh vivid fruit.

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AppellationLodi
Bottle Size750ml

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Spring Sampler

Spring Sampler

6 BOTTLE SAMPLER
An awesome spring selection of our favorite white wines. This set includes 2 - 2017 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay, 2 - 2018 Grenache Dry Rose and 2 - 2019 Albariño. Great for gifting as well.

SHIPS FOR .01 IN CA
SPECIAL SAVINGS BEYOND CA.

(to best take advantage of shipping, check out this product separately)

*Already an outstanding value, no further discounts apply. No substitutions.

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