“Amando El Sol”
Region: Redwood Valley, Russian River Valley
Grape: 70% Colombard, 30% Chardonnay
Vineyard: Ricetti (Colombard), Bazzano (Chardonnay)
Soil: gravelly loam (Ricetti), sandy loam (Bazzano)
Farming: organic, dry farmed
Harvest: by hand
Winemaking: Colombard — direct press, settled overnight, racked off gross lees into stainless steel. Chardonnay — direct press, settled overnight, racked off gross lees into concrete egg and neutral oak barriques. The wines were blended just before bottling.
Aging: Colombard — neutral oak barriques and concrete egg for 6 months. Chardonnay — neutral oak barriques for 7 months.
Added S02: 15ppm at bottling