The Faufreluches Gewürztraminer 2014

Private: Forlorn Hope Vintage 2014 Bottle Sizes 750ml Country United States Region California Appellation Russian River Valley Wine Type White - Still Varietals Gewürztraminer Vineyard Tended with care by the Hill family, the Forlorn Hope Gewürztraminer block in the Hill Family Vineyard lies a scant 5 miles west of Healdsburg at the extreme northern end of the Russian River Valley AVA. Planted in 2006 on 10-12 feet of loam over 80 feet of pure alluvial gravel. Soil Loam over alluvial gravel. Vinification The fruit was hand-picked; at the winery the whole clusters were placed in a fermenter where the wine was in contact with skins and stems. The must received pigeage and/or punchdowns twice daily; fermentation lasted 16 days at which time the wine was pressed down to 227L barriques. The wine was racked off of its lees at 6 months and saw a total of 10 months elevage. Bottled unfined and unfiltered. Back to Current Releases