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2017 Old Soul Red
Mendocino County

2017 Old Soul Red
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Appellation
Mendocino County
Acid
.64 g/100 ml
pH
3.73
Bottling Date
June 13, 2019
Alcohol %
14.9
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SKU: HV-132032-2017
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Appellation
Mendocino County
Acid
.64 g/100 ml
pH
3.73
Bottling Date
June 13, 2019
Alcohol %
14.9
Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
The harvest of 2017 was a winemaker’s dream, following replenishing, drought-ending rains and a long and even growing season. Picking began on September 6 at our estate Pick and Shovel Zinfandel block and adjacent hillside Petite Sirah block. We moved into our estate Syrah vineyard on the morning of September 12th, and we concluded picking with our estate Skid Row Malbec on September 17.
Production Notes
The grapes were picked at full maturity, de-stemmed and gently transferred into fermenters with almost 100% whole berries. They soaked at a cool temperature for four to seven days, at which point native yeast fermentation began. Post-fermentation maceration with heat followed for approximately one week. The wine was aged in both Burgundian and American four-year-seasoned oak (5% new) for 18 months, which included five months of native malolactic fermentation. The blend was assembled and bottled in June of 2019.
Winemaker Notes
Inky purple in color, this is a sensational vintage of our Old Soul Red, with blackberry cobbler and savory notes on the nose. The palate is rich and dense, with ripe tannins that wrap around the core of fruit and lend to a long juicy finish. The hallmark of a thoughtfully articulated blend is its versatility.
Food Pairing Notes
Our 2017 Old Soul Red would be equally brilliant on a Wednesday night at the counter with pollo asado tacos as it would on a Saturday evening with a sophisticated mixed grill and roast root vegetables.
Production
1180 cases
Other Notes
Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Malbec, Syrah

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