Our maiden vintage of Teroldego. A soft, silky wine showing great balance and structure...aged to perfection!
Ready to drink now or hold for another year or two.
VINTAGE / VARIETAL: 2013 Teroldego
TEROLDEGO: “Teroldego” (pronounced roughly “teh-rawl-DEH-goh”) is a red Italian grape grown primarily in the northeastern region of Trentino-Alto Adige / Südtirol, Italy
VARIETAL BLEND: 100% Teroldego
HARVEST DATE: October 15th 2013
GRAPE SOURCING: Heringer Estates Vineyard
VITICULTURAL AREA: Clarksburg, Yolo County, California
VINEYARD SITE: 5.03 acres planted to Teroldego on the banks of the Sacramento River and Elk Slough. Certified Sustainable vineyard practices and soil management.
SOIL TYPE: Alluvial Sediment
CLONAL SELECTION: Montevina clone
VINEYARD MANAGEMENT: Stephen Heringer, Heringer Estates Vineyard
JUICE ANALYSIS AT HARVEST: 24.1 Brix, ph. 3.77, TA 0.55
ALCOHOL BY VOLUME: 13.6%.
BOTTLING DATE: March 2015
AGEABILITY (estimated): Through 2020
OPTIMAL DRINKING WINDOW (estimated): Now through 2018
TOTAL PRODUCTION: 90 cases
WINEMAKER’S NOTES: Destemmed, fermented in 1 ton open top fermenters. Aged in 100% neutral French oak barrels.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: This wine may exhibit tartrate crystals (sometimes referred to as “wine diamonds”) in bottle neck / on cork. This is a natural occurrence which shows the wine to have been minimally handled in the cellar. Decant at least one hour before serving.