“Chilion”

Region: Mendocino
Grape: Cortese
Vineyard: Fox Hill Vineyard, 1.60 ha, N/NW facing, 650ft elevation
Soil: alluvial, rocky sandy clay loam derived from sandstone
Vines: around 30 years old, head trained, cane pruned
Farming: organic
Harvest: by hand
Winemaking: 2021 & 2019 – destemmed, 6 month maceration, fermentation in polyethylene tanks, full malo. 2018 – 8 week maceration, fermentation in polyethylene tanks and neutral barrels
Aging: 2021- 6 months in flextanks and neutral barrl. 2018 & 2019 in polyethylene
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: none