A Tribute to Grace

Grenache 'Santa Barbara Highlands Vyd'

Grenache 'Santa Barbara Highlands Vyd', A Tribute to Grace
  • SIP Certified Sustainable
  • 100% Grenache clone Tablas A, planted on 101-14 rootstock
  • Santa Barbara Highlands Vineyard (Cuyama Valley, Sierra Madre Mountains)
  • 3,500 feet elevation
  • “Mesa Norte” block, 9.5 acre planting
  • Decomposed granite and clay loam, with large rocks of schist, quartzite, basalt and gneiss
  • Planted in 2000, spacing at 8 x 5
  • Native ferment, foot-tread daily for 13 days, pressed on day 14
  • 57% whole cluster • 10-month èlevage in French barrique and 500L puncheon (16% new)
  • Harvested on October 23rd, 2019 (moon in Leo)
  • Bottled August 25, 2020 (moon in Sagittarius)
  • Alcohol: 14.3% abv
  • 255 cases produced

Info

Vintage:
2019
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Santa Barbara
Variety:
Grenache
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Biodynamic

Sizes Available

Full Bottle US-ATG-40-19 12/750ml

Resources

Press & Reviews

Vinous Media
Score
92
Date
2021-11-01

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