"Taste / Feel: Compressed watermelon, dried apricot, walking on dusty roads when the sun’s been out all day and it’s finally starting to cool, woody Oolong￼ tea, the feeling of discovering something familiar that is actually entirely new, dinner outside as soon as it’s warm enough, toasted Garam masala
Vineyard(s): 700 - 800ft elevation, own-rooted, dry-farmed, Pinot Gris on loess soils. Farmed without glyphosate, herbicides, or pesticides. Cover crop of native plants / flowers, poppys, root vegetables and edible leafy greens. 2. Organically-certified 400 - 500ft elevation, dry-farmed Pinot Gris on loess soils associated with Washington County, OR 3. 300 - 400ft elevation dry-farmed Pinot Gris on loess soils farmed lutte raisonnée 4. 300 - 400ft elevation dry-farmed Pinot Gris on marine sedimentary loam soils farmed lutte raisonnée
Fermentation: Full carbonic maceration for 7 - 10 days in stainless steel. Drained, dug and pressed back to stainless to finish fermentation. No temperature control, fining, or filtration"