Facts of Note
100% stainless steel
100% dry farmed
58% once used barrels
Traditionally a key contributor to previous appellation blends, the 2016 harvest from this vineyard boasts quality and complexity worthy of a single vineyard designate.
Planted in 1995, several miles from the Pacific Ocean, on a steep, eastward sloping hillside, Thorn Ridge Vineyard is a magnet for cold sea air and coastal fog. It is dry farmed on Goldridge soils where low vigor silt aids a deep, dark berry profile.
Nose: Tight and silky with bright and vivid fruit. Undertones of cool stones and lime skin.
Mouth: Medium to full body with tension. Long flavorful finish. Shows precision and focus.