Early Mountain Young Red Wine Chambourcin 2020

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Alcohol: 11%

Grape(s): Chambourcin

Localization: Virgnia, USA

Tasting notes: The savory aromas of alfalfa, hay and shiitake mushroom are balanced fresh berries, candied cherries and dried citrus.  The light tannin extraction adds a slightly pithiness, which coupled with the lively bubbles creates a dynamic mouthfeel.

The Domain: In a profession so steeped in history, it’s inevitable that we look to the past for inspiration. While our work is informed by knowledge and techniques developed in more established wine regions of the world, we also know a vine in Virginia does not root in the same soil as Europe or spread leaves into the same sun as California. When we understand grapes on their own terms, we create wines with identities that are compelling because the sun, the rain, the plant, the soil, and hands that touch these vines are unique to this place in Virginia.

This tactic of understanding drives our wine growing, and every year we learn from each block at each site. We take this to the cellar and do our best to make the wines the grapes want to be. As our vines get older, so do we, and with that comes the wisdom of age and our contribution to the emergence of Virginia’s wine culture.

This tactic of understanding drives our wine growing, and every year we learn from each block at each site. We take this to the cellar and do our best to make the wines the grapes want to be. As our vines get older, so do we, and with that comes the wisdom of age and our contribution to the emergence of Virginia’s wine culture.