VINEYARD: 'Sandy's' Block in the Sta. Rita Hills, composed of the Merry Edwards, Calera, 459, 114 clones. Poor, well drained soils.
FERMENTATION: In small open top fermenters, about 30 days of skin contact. About 30% stem inclusion.
AGING: 10-20 year old neutral oak barrels, remains sur lie with no sulfer.