2021 Perenti Vineyard "Wild Child" Old Vine Carignan
Vineyard(s): Perenti Vineyard was planted to head trained carignan in 1960 by the Perenti family and is home to very deep, well drained Conejo series soils.
AVA: Green Valley, Solano County
Method: Half of the Carignan was foot crushed whole-cluster and half was left whole. The grapes were split into 5 small S-48 open top fermenters and one large stainless steel fermenter, where the crushed and uncrushed fruit was incorporated in alternating 1000 Lb additions. The wine was pumped over daily and sometimes foot tread until dryness after 2 weeks. The wines were pressed separately and blended together after fermentation for seven months elevage in a 9000L old Foudre . As always, unfined, unfiltered, zero sulfur.
Case Production: 759
Bottling Date: April 2022
Release Date: May 2022