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

2016 Sangiovese

West of Temperance Winery

Regular price $45.00 Sale

Certified organic Sangiovese sourced from Eaglepoint Ranch, Mendocino, California.

Rainier cherries crushed over wet stones. Tahitian Vanilla bean, resin and herbs de Provence on the nose. Palate of black pepper, dried oregano with a slightly creamy texture and bracing acidity.

Drink now or hold.

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VINTAGE / VARIETAL: 2016 Sangiovese

VARIETAL BLEND: 100% Sangiovese

HARVEST DATE: October, 1st 2016

GRAPE SOURCING: Eaglepoint Ranch, Ukiah, Mendocino County, California

VITICULTURAL AREA: Ukiah, Mendocino County, California

VINEYARD SITE: Eaglepoint Ranch, Ukiah, Mendocino County, California. Mountain vineyard planted in 1975. 1,800-foot elevation. 82-acre vineyard site. Low yields. Certified organic vineyard (CCOF).

SOIL TYPE: Fertile decomposed sandstone, timber red loam, upland pasture soils.

CLONAL SELECTION: Unknown

VINEYARD MANAGEMENT: Rowland Wentzel, Eaglepoint Ranch

JUICE ANALYSIS AT HARVEST: 24.7 Brix at harvest, ph = 3.6

ALCOHOL BY VOLUME: 14.5% 

BOTTLING DATE: January 29th, 2018 

AGEABILITY (estimated): Through 2031 OPTIMAL DRINKING WINDOW (estimated): 2020 to 2025. Now through 2025

TOTAL PRODUCTION: 120 cases 

WINEMAKER’S NOTES: Destemmed, fermented in 1 ton open top fermenters. Aged in 100% neutral French and American oak barrels. Extended maceration for 60 days.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Decant at least one hour before serving. 

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