Veraison is here! 🍇
Veraison signals the official onset of the ripening of the grapes. This is a period of time when varieties like our Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache will shift from green, to rich tones of red and purple, while white grapes, such as Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay will transform into warmer hues of golden yellow. The cluster skins will soften, and the sugar levels will rise until they are just right for the picking.
"This is an exciting time because we know that once varaison is complete, we are not far off from harvesting and making our new vintage wines! We typically stress the vines during varaison by reducing the water to the vines. Stressing vines at this stage produce grapes that give wines deeper color and better overall better phenolics." - Winemaker, David Parrish
Stay tuned for more vineyard updates as we approach the harvest season!
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"Thick and nearly opaque in the glass, this intense yet balanced bottling begins with dense aromas of cocoa, hard spice and baked black fruit on the nose. The creamy mouthfeel of the palate is wrapped in tannins that will last seemingly forever, as flavors of black cherry, bittersweet cocoa and graphite hold the attention deep into the finish." - 96 Points, Wine Enthusiast
Available in our Paso Robles Tasting Room
90 Points - Wine Enthusiast
Stay tuned for Wine Enthusiast's full review in their October issue!
Available in our Paso Robles Tasting Room, and on our website