2019 Buchignani Ranch Carignane

$34.00

Wine Information

100% Hillside Old Vine Carignane

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Appellation

Alexander Valley

Alcohol By Volume

13.8%

Black cherry with tobacco leaf notes on the nose, palate of fig jam, refreshing acidity and hint of cocoa on the finish. JO (12/20)
Late spring rains delayed budbreak, however the vines ripened quickly in the summer heat. We picked all five blocks of the old vine carignane in early September. After a natural yeast fermentation, we chose the Back Block for its concentrated dark fruit and the Sidehill for its elegant acidity. Aging in well-tempered American oak for eleven months has integrated the fine-grained tannins. Enjoyable as a young wine, this exemplary carignane will evolve over another six years.
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