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west-of-temperance-winery - 2016 Carignane - West of Temperance Winery - Wine
west-of-temperance-winery - 2016 Carignane - West of Temperance Winery - Wine
west-of-temperance-winery - 2016 Carignane - West of Temperance Winery - Wine
west-of-temperance-winery - 2016 Carignane - West of Temperance Winery - Wine

2016 Carignane

West of Temperance Winery

Regular price $47.00 Sale

VINTAGE / VARIETAL: 2016 Carignane

VARIETAL BLEND: 100% Carignane

HARVEST DATE: September 13th, 2016

GRAPE SOURCING: The Poor Ranch, Hopland, Mendocino County, California

VITICULTURAL AREA: Hopland, Mendocino County, California

VINEYARD SITE: The Knoll Vineyard: Heirloom Carignane. Mountain vineyard planted in 1962, 900-foot elevation, 3/4 acre vineyard site. Low yields average of 1.5 tons off the vineyard annually. St. George rootstock, head-trained bush vines, dry-farmed. Certified organic vineyard (CCOF). 

VINEYARD MANAGEMENT: The Poor Ranch, Hopland, Mendocino County, California

JUICE ANALYSIS AT HARVEST: 23.6 Brix, ph 3.4

ALCOHOL BY VOLUME: 14.2%

BOTTLING DATE: January 29th, 2018

AGEABILITY (estimated): Through 2031

OPTIMAL DRINKING WINDOW (estimated): 2018 to 2027. Drink now through 2027

TOTAL PRODUCTION: 132 cases

WINEMAKER’S NOTES: 30% destemmed, 70% whole cluster fermented in 1 ton open-top fermenters. Aged in100% neutral French oak barrels. Extended maceration for 52 days.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Decant at least one or two hours before serving.

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