95% Syrah / 5% Viognier, co-fermented
Knights Valley, Sonoma County
Bursting fruit and floral aromatics added by Viognier co-fermentation compliment the smooth structure and great acid-driven length of this wine. Collective Efforts 2018 is elegant and loaded with beautiful blackberry, blueberry, and cranberry fruit aromas and lifted by nuances of stonefruit, plum, white pepper, and baking spices. 2018 provided a nearly ideal growing season in Sonoma County. Moderate temperatures and a long growing season allowed for exceptional ripening. This Syrah is elegant, plush, ageable and built to please.
70 cases produced. Release Spring 2021.
- Syrah and Viognier co-fermented
- On skins for 14 days. 10% whole cluster
- Relatively low temperature, slow fermentation.
- 22 months in French oak barrels
- Sur lie with battonage