2015 Grenache Blanc, Sunrise Ranch
Vineyard Notes: Sunrise Vineyard was established in 2012 on a hilltop in Valley Center, California. Located 20 miles from the Pacific Ocean the vineyard is at an elevation of 1,550 feet with rocky, clay soil. Vines are trellised on a madified sprawl system with 8'x 6' spacing. This vineyard gets warm
days but a breeze blows in most'aftemoons resulting in late afternoon and evening cooling.
Fermentation: Direct to press after early morning harvest. Cold settled for 2 days before racking into tank for fermentation. Cold fermentation. Racked off of lees after 7 months. Racked to bottling tank and cold settled before bottling.