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2021 Ditch Digger™

2021 Ditch Digger™

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Comus $72.25 Siren/D2 $76.50 Retail $85
33% Grenache, 32% Mourvedre, 22% Syrah, 5% Cinsaut, 4% Counoise, 2% Tannat, 2% Carignan

The 2021 Ditch Digger opens with a bouquet of boysenberry, petrichor, salvia, and just a touch of Garam Masala. Dense layers of raspberry, pomegranate, coriander, and Hungarian paprika melt into supple tannins. A striking mineral note drives the lingering finish all the way across the palate.

Wine Specs

Wine Specs
Vintage
2021
Varietal
Red Blend
Appellation
Paso Robles
Acid
6.8 g/l
pH
3.66
Aging
Aged for 20 months in 50% used 500L puncheons, 30% used 225L barrels, and 20% Concrete tank.
Fermentation
5-day cold soak with twice daily pump-overs. 12-day native fermentation with a mix of delestages and pump-overs for cap management. 17-day total maceration. Fermented 35% whole cluster.
Bottling Date
5/4/23. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Alcohol %
14.6

Cooperage and Élevage

Aging
Aged for 20 months in 50% used 500L puncheons, 30% used 225L barrels, and 20% Concrete tank.

Fermentation

Fermentation
5-day cold soak with twice daily pump-overs. 12-day native fermentation with a mix of delestages and pump-overs for cap management. 17-day total maceration. Fermented 35% whole cluster.

Vineyard Notes

Vineyard Notes
Denner Willow Creek

Case Production

Production Notes
1436 cases produced.

Suggested Drinking Window

Production
2021-2030

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