2018 Buchignani Ranch Carignane

$34.00

Wine Information

100% Hillside Grown, Old Vine Carignane

Appellation

Alexander Valley

Alcohol By Volume

13.8%


Bright purple color, blackberry jam, fig and cocoa on the nose followed by focused plum fruit and brisk acidity on the palate. Clean lingering finish with a hint of black olive. JO (1/20)
2018 marks our twentieth vintage of carignane from the Buchignani ranch. The rocky, hillside soil, old vines, and plentiful summer heat all combine to create an ideal site for this Mediterranean grape. After several late spring rains, the vines responded with an above average crop. We harvested in two passes in the second week of September. Bright fruit and brisk acidity make this a classic example of the variety. It will be at its best over the next five years.
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