Crushed and destemmed into SS, Alcoholic fermentation with hand plunging twice a day stainless steel vats for 7 days . Indigenous yeast. Pressed into HH’s and R&R post MLF into same barrels for maturation. Alc/vol: 13.5%
9 months in French and American Hogsheads both new and used.
It is elegant & silky with a vibrant and juicy palate of blackberries & ripe plums supported with a hint of dark chocolate & spice.
Matches well with a variety of dishes such as: Duck Game Meat, Shepherd’s Pie (Lamb), Pasta with Sausage, Steak or Beef au jus, Lamb with Mint Pan Sauce, , Pork with Caramelized Onions, Appled Pork Chops, Chicken Parmigiana, Chicken Marsala, Mustard Beef Tenderloin, Boeuf Bourguignon, beef with garlic and pepper sauce, beef with mushroom and onion gravy, T-bone steak, porterhouse steak, prime rib, lamb shanks, lamb chops or lamb steaks.