100% Tempranillo from our Estate Vineyard
21 months in French Oak
dry @ .1%
Fruit forward, rich full flavors expressing both the varietal and the Amador Terroir. This complex spicy floral wine has an inky dark color with hints of black pepper, licorice, and chocolate.
100% from Amador County. Amador County is extremely well suited to Tempranillo. Coming from a similar climate area of Spain, Amador County is rapidly becoming known as one of the best wine growing regions in California for Tempranillo.
Amador County Tempranillo produces small bunches of high extraction, perfect pH and flavors to produce world class varietal Tempranillo. Early budbreak with no frost and an even growing season without any heat spikes or prolonged cold spells has produced an average to larger than average size crop of high quality dark and flavorful fruit. Unlike last year all the varieties fared well except Petite Sirah. A picture-perfect year for vines and fruit. Photos from this year will be the ones used in promotional materials for years to come.