2016 Barbera

Appellation

Walla Walla Valley

Vineyard

Dugger Creek Vineyard

Fermentation

Small open top stainless steel fermenters. The cap was punched down three times per day by hand. Free run juice was transferred to French oak barrels to complete fermentation.

Aging

11 months in Neutral French oak barrels

Tasting Notes

This Barbera grown at Dugger Creek Vineyard opens with aromas of red plum, raspberry, cranberry, licorice, smoke, loam, and nutmeg. Rich flavors of strawberry, black cherry liqueur, and dried herbs with refreshing acidity and great overall balance. The perfect pairing for barbeque or tomato-rich Italian classics, or simply raise a glass and enjoy!

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