VINEYARD Single puncheon of Chenin from the Palmero Family vineyard in the eastern district of Lodi called Borden Ranch. 25 year old co-planted Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc. Vineyard is organically farmed.
SOIL Pink granite and quartz.
FERMENTATION After picking, the fruit undergoes a short foot stomping before being whole cluster pressed in a super old-school screw press. The wine is fermented with native yeasts and no additions of nutrients, acids, etc. in an old puncheon where it undergoes full malolactic on the gross lees, but with no lees stirring.
AGING Aged for 55 weeks in the puncheon before being racked to tank for bottling.