2018 Gold Digger

2018 Gold Digger

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SKU: 201822
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60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc

Offering a juxtaposition between floral and savory elements, the 2018 Gold Digger opens with aromas of rose petal, black truffle, lavender, cinnamon, and dried straw. The palate is juicy and complex with red licorice, grilled herbs, Marcona almonds, and exotic spice flavors. This elegant wine closes with silky, suave tannins and a pleasing botanical finish. This is will be an incredibly versatile wine at the dinner table.60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc

 

Wine Specs

Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
Merlot
Appellation
Paso Robles
Acid
6.6 g/l
pH
3.50
Aging
Aged for 23 months in 225L French oak barriques: 90% used, 10% new French oak
Fermentation
5-day cold soak with twice daily pump-overs. 10-day native fermentation with a mix of delestages and pump-overs for cap management. 15-day total maceration. Fermented 100% Destemmed.
Bottling Date
August 19th, 2020. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Alcohol %
14.9

Cooperage and Élevage

Aging
Aged for 23 months in 225L French oak barriques: 90% used, 10% new French oak

Fermentation

Fermentation
5-day cold soak with twice daily pump-overs. 10-day native fermentation with a mix of delestages and pump-overs for cap management. 15-day total maceration. Fermented 100% Destemmed.

Vineyard Notes

Vineyard Notes
100% Estate – 60% Willow Creek District, 40% Adelaida District

Case Production

Production Notes
269 cases produced.

Suggested Drinking Window

Production
2022-2034

Awards

Awards
Wine Advocate: 95

Past Vintages