2015 Cimarron Vineyard Graciano
August 26 and September 1 & 3, 2015
Aged 11+ months in 25% new French oak.
Destemmed but not crushed to open-top, 3/4-ton bins. Lot was left ~10% whole-cluster. Hand-punched 3-4 times daily and pressed at dryness after 13 days' skin contact. Induced malolactic fermentation.
July 7, 2016
Cimarron Vineyard, Cochise County, AZ. 4,300 ft. elevation. Rolling View Vineyard, Cochise County, AZ. 4,300 ft. elevation
Settled days before barreling. Twice racked. Filtered, but un-fined.
Winemaker: Joe Bechard