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Old vines. Vineyard planted in the 1800s.
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Vineyard or specific area:
Del Barba Vineyard, Oakley
August 12, 2020
September 29, 2021
13 months in neutral barrels.
Production (~bottles per year):
Aging punk rockers Dan Schaaf and Aaron Olson began making wines together in 2008 using a battered little warehouse in Napa Their minimalist wines use fruit from a variety of Northern California locations Their wines 100 plus year old head trained Zinfandel from the Del Barba Vineyard balanced and fun white blends from the Cecchini Vineyard in Contra Costa County tart strawberry Grenache Noir from the Tejada family s beautiful Lake County vineyard Orange Chardonnay and Falanghina from up and coming San Benito County and the white pepper of Albini Carneros Cabernet Franc showcase their love of the land around them Each wine is produced in the same manner spontaneous fermentation minimal SO2 neutral oak and ambient temperatures We do our best to not screw with what comes ...