This is the first year of :NB paired with Les Vignes de Marcoux vineyard near Wapato. A neighborto Red Willow Vineyard it is also owned and operated by Mike Saur and his family who have growninnumerable wonderful wines in the past. Their care and experience shows thru in the beauty of thiswine in the glass. Classically dark purple its warm location in a cool year shows dark fruit layeredwith savory notes and good structure for length in the cellar.
Bottled on 7/21/12. Only 75 cases wereproduced. Alcohol: 14.87%, pH 3.70, TA 6.45 g/L
100% Syrah (Les Vignes de Marcoux Vineyard)
Barrels: This wine was aged for 22 months in 20% new A&K Cooperage American oak, seasoned oakby Tonnellerie de Jarnac and Vernou, and the balance seasoned oak from Ton. Vernou in conjunctionwith French oak infusion additions by Canton Cooperage.