This spicy lil' rustic California Red Wine would play a fine countertop companion as you toss, stretch and bake yourself an East Coast-style pie; not New York or New Haven but rather Philadelphia or South Jersey although Detroit or St. Louis could work in a pinch with an ample topping of home made sausage. Lightly extracted for what is basically a gentle marinade brings out plush cherry and sweet berries with a harmonious interplay of acid and tannin. Vibrant fruit frequencies show the depth of care coming out this thoughtfully maintained vineyard in Los Olivos. This wine likes to breathe so decant if you would like and know your bottle may taste even better on day two.
100% Grenache Noir biodynamically farmed at Demetria Vineyards by native texan Ryan Roark
Maceration: 14 days whole cluster; outdoors in an open-top, half-ton bin
Vessel: aged 9 months in terra cotta amphora
Additives: 20 ppm S02 added at bottling
750 mL bottle / 13.4 % alc. by vol.