From the use of natural yeast & modest oaking, extended
sur lee aging and bottling without filtration and fining,
John Kongsgaards wine making style favors minimal intervention.
The resulting wine has great varietal integrity, flavor intensity,
complexity and structure -an expression of the grape rather
than the ego of the winemaker.
This wine is delightfully rich with great aromas of
fig, hazelnut and pear. The palate shows hints of apple and
pear with some spicy oak. The acidity carries the long complex
Tons per acre: 3.75 tons per acre
Number of cases: 438 cases - 12/750ml
Barrel Aging: 15 months in French oak (75% new barrels)
Brix it was picked at: 24.2