2017 Carignane Old Vine, Evangelho Vineyard - Dashe Cellars
We are incredibly excited to release our first ever bottling of Carignane from the 125 year-old Evangelho Vineyard in Contra Costa County. Though Carignane is typically blended with our Zinfandel, Mike Dashe saw (and tasted) something special in these vines and decided to bottle it on its own. With flavors bursting of cassis, spice, and minerals, we are overjoyed to welcome the 2015 Carignane to the Wild Child family!
Varietals: 100% Carignane
Appellation: Contra Costa County
Alcohol: 12.9% by vol.
Time in oak: 8 months
Oak: 20% 1 year old French barrels, 80% neutral French oak barrels
Production: 159 cases
Release date: 21 September, 2016
Optimum time for consumption: 2016 - 2026
Color: Bright purple
Aromas: Pomegranate, cherry,plum, black pepper
Taste: Vibrant red fruit including pomegranate, black cherry, wild strawberry, as well as floral notes of rose and violets. Lush, velvety mouthfeel balanced by vibrant crisp acidity. Long, sweet finish of red fruits and spice.
Retail Price: $28.00
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