Grape variety: Primarily Verdelho, Albariño, Muscat, and Chardonnay with skin-contact.
Producer: Winemaker Matthew Rorick says of this wine, “This beautifully nuanced and irreverently elegant wine shows all of the aromatic complexity and textural presence that are the hallmarks of wines grown on the limestone of our estate."
Region: Sierra Foothills, California
In the cellar: These grapes went through spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel.
Farming method: Organic/Biodynamic
Organically grown on the Rorick Heritage Vineyard in Calaveras County at 2000’ elevation, featuring soils comprised of a layer of schist over dolomite-rich limestone. Fermented partially de-stemmed and partially whole-cluster. Blended in stainless. Bottled unfined and unfiltered, with minimal added sulfur.
A beautifully nuanced and elegant wine that shows all of the aromatic complexity and textural presence that are the hallmarks of wines grown on the limestone of this estate. Racy acidity and flavors of grapefruit and underripe peaches.