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2017 True Myth "Tinto"

 / 750ml
Tasting notes
Specs
Vintage outlook

A big and rich yet smooth and silk wine, intense flavors of black currents, blueberries, strawberries and spice play nicely. The soft texture and high acidity leads to a long, lingering finish.

APPELLATION:

San Luis Obispo County

VINEYARD SOURCE:

Laetitia Vineyard, Morro View, Baileyana Estate

SOILS:

Laetitia Vineyard – clay loam; Morro View – sandy, clay loam; Baileyana Estate – clay loam

HARVEST DATES:

October 2017

FERMENTATION:

Fermented at 72˚F for 12 to 16 days

AGING:

30-40% new French Oak for 18 months

ALCOHOL:

15.2%

PH:

3.75

TA:

6.7

BOTTLING DATE:

June 2019

CASES PRODUCED:

252

The 2017 vintage in San Luis Obispo County was the first following years of drought. The winter rains nourished the soils allowing the vines to produce high-quality grapes despite a hot temperatures near Harvest.

Tasting Notes

A big and rich yet smooth and silk wine, intense flavors of black currents, blueberries, strawberries and spice play nicely. The soft texture and high acidity leads to a long, lingering finish.

Specs

APPELLATION:

San Luis Obispo County

VINEYARD SOURCE:

Laetitia Vineyard, Morro View, Baileyana Estate

SOILS:

Laetitia Vineyard – clay loam; Morro View – sandy, clay loam; Baileyana Estate – clay loam

HARVEST DATES:

October 2017

FERMENTATION:

Fermented at 72˚F for 12 to 16 days

AGING:

30-40% new French Oak for 18 months

ALCOHOL:

15.2%

PH:

3.75

TA:

6.7

BOTTLING DATE:

June 2019

CASES PRODUCED:

252

Vintage Outlook

The 2017 vintage in San Luis Obispo County was the first following years of drought. The winter rains nourished the soils allowing the vines to produce high-quality grapes despite a hot temperatures near Harvest.

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