Gruner Veltliner 'John Sebastiano'
Gruner Veltliner 'John Sebastiano', Tatomer
– Sta. Rita Hills AVA, 1000 feet above sea level
– Largely composed of Arnold Sandy Loam
– But within the 2 acres of Gruner, 5 rows sit on diatomaceous earth
– These 5 rows are picked and vinified separately; since 2015 have been bottled vineyard-designate
– Fermented in stainless; aged 6 months in stainless, 6 months in old Acacia
– blocked ML; < 1g/L RS; bottled-aged for 9 months