2019 Ditch Digger™

2019 Ditch Digger™

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SKU: 20196
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43% Grenache, 25% Mourvèdre, 15% Syrah, 8% Carignan, 4% Cinsaut, 3% Graciano, 2% Counoise

The brightly pitched nose is singing with wild strawberry, Chinese 5-spice, chaparral and jasmine elements. Flavors of crushed pomegranate, orange peel, miso and roasted maitake mushrooms intermingle on the silky mid-palate. The finish is precise, with chalky tannins and long, lingering flavors.

 

Wine Specs

Wine Specs
Vintage
2019
Varietal
Red Blend
Appellation
Paso Robles
Acid
5.6 g/l
pH
3.79
Aging
Aged for 20 months in 87% used 500L and 600L barrels, and 13% concrete tank.
Fermentation
6-day cold soak with twice daily pump-overs. 10-day native fermentation with a mix of delestages and pump-overs for cap management. 16-day total maceration. Fermented 25% whole cluster.
Bottling Date
5/6/21. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Alcohol %
14.6
Wine Enthusiast
96

Cooperage and Élevage

Aging
Aged for 20 months in 87% used 500L and 600L barrels, and 13% concrete tank.

Fermentation

Fermentation
6-day cold soak with twice daily pump-overs. 10-day native fermentation with a mix of delestages and pump-overs for cap management. 16-day total maceration. Fermented 25% whole cluster.

Vineyard Notes

Vineyard Notes
100% Estate – Willow Creek District, Paso Robles.

Case Production

Production Notes
1134 cases produced.

Suggested Drinking Window

Production
2021-2030

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