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Vineyard 7 & 8 Gift Packs Premier Owc NV

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"First, a warning: this is only for those who like their rye big and brawny. It starts off innocuously with a maple-syrup color, and a pretty, complex and subtle scent: honey, vanilla, a sight medicinal tinge and faint clover notes. It feels silky on the tongue and at first, the flavors reflect caramel, burnt orange and a whisper of smoke, but then a mouth-warming wave of tannic bite sweeps over all and lingers for a good long time. Straight up or on the rocks...96" WE 12/10

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Vineyard 7 & 8:
Led by our Winemaker, Luc Morlet, our approach is based on a collaborative effort to make the best wines possible from our vineyards. These vineyards, which lie above the fog, bring late ripening, low yields, natural drainage, and infertile volcanic soil. This adds to the distinctive quality of our wine, which is unlike any other appellation. Our facility allows us to micromanage the entire p... Read more
Led by our Winemaker, Luc Morlet, our approach is based on a collaborative effort to make the best wines possible from our vineyards. These vineyards, which lie above the fog, bring late ripening, low yields, natural drainage, and infertile volcanic soil. This adds to the distinctive quality of our wine, which is unlike any other appellation. Our facility allows us to micromanage the entire process, beginning in the vineyards and ending with the consumer. Small fermentations, strict sorting of the fruit, techniques based on cleanliness and organization...these philosophies are all part of our winemaking approach. Read less

"First, a warning: this is only for those who like their rye big and brawny. It starts off innocuously with a maple-syrup color, and a pretty, complex and subtle scent: honey, vanilla, a sight medicinal tinge and faint clover notes. It feels silky on the tongue and at first, the flavors reflect caramel, burnt orange and a whisper of smoke, but then a mouth-warming wave of tannic bite sweeps over all and lingers for a good long time. Straight up or on the rocks...96" WE 12/10

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