2021 J&S Reserve Barbera
100% 2021 Amador County Barbera. 74% from the Linsteadt Vineyard and 26% from the Nemet Vineyard.
21 months in French Oak
dry @ .27%
Dark color, clean and fresh with a hint of black cracked pepper, dark red cherry, dark chocolate & blackberry jam. This fleshy and varietal Barbera has a luscious center with a rich long extractive finish.
100% from Amador County. Amador County is extremely well suited to Barbera. Barbera both buds out earlier and ripens later than Zinfandel producing grapes at lower pH with full bright varietal fruit. Amador County is rapidly becoming known as the best wine growing region in the world for Barbera.
Grown on steep mountainous terrain in the higher elevations of the Shenandoah Valley of Amador County, California. 2021 was a drought year producing small amounts of flavorful extractive wines. Dark small bunches and berries with good color and red fruit characteristics. Amador County Barbera produces small bunches of high extraction, perfect pH and flavors to produce world class Barbera.