Gamay Noir – Oregon, USA
VINEYARD NOTES: 100% Havlin Vineyard Gamay Noir planted on southeast sloping Dupee silt loam over Ironstone bedrock. LIVE certified sustainable.
PRODUCTION NOTES: 50% gently hand-destemmed into open-top puncheons for textural balance with the remainder whole cluster and sealed for carbonic maceration. Native yeast fermentation. Lightly basket pressed into neutral oak for an eight month élevage. Unfined and unfilitered.
LABEL SERIES: Extremophiles – featuring a few of the microorganisms that thrive in the most inhospitable environments on our planet to honor the resilience and tenacity of life.