100% Chenin Blanc
VINEYARD Fruit all coming from the Rorick Heritage Vineyard located in Calaveras County. Rorick is southeast facing and sits at 2,000 feet in elevation. Grapes are farmed organically.
SOIL Schist overlaying limestone
VINIFICATION AND AGING Chenin Blanc fruit sees about 4 hours of skin contact. Alcoholic fermentation occurs in neutral 500L Francois Frerer puncheons. Wine goes through a partial, natural malolactic fermentation. Aged on gross lees until bottling in early January, seeing zero new wood.
|PRODUCER||Haarmeyer Wine Cellars|
|VARIETAL COMPOSITION||Chenin Blanc|