Shake Ridge Vineyard Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre, Viognier 2017
Bottle Sizes 750ml
Country United States
Appellation Amador County (Sierra Foothills AVA)
Wine Type Red - Still
Varietals Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre, Viognier
Farming Organic practicing
Vineyard Shake Ridge Vineyard is 46 acres lying at and elevation of 1,750 feet in the Sierra Foothills. Planted and farmed by Ann Kraemer. Each parcel has a different slope, aspect, and soil profile, creating unique microclimates in the same vineyard.
Soil Volcanic, Decomposed Granite, Quartz
Viticulture Vineyards are farmed using organic methods.
Vinification The grapes varieties are harvested and co-fermented together. The grapes are foot stomped and co-fermented whole cluster with tapering punchdowns Basket Pressed at dryness to neutral oak for a 10-month élevage. After bottling, the wine is aged for an additional 14 months prior to expected release.
Aging Aged in barrel for 10 months, bottle aged for 14 months
Notes “Raspberry scented Grenache, briny olive and peppered Syrah, violety garrigue laden Mourvèdre with citrus flower and lilac perfumed Viognier all coalesce into one ambrosial exultance” – Scott Schultz
Back to Current Releases