2012 Ma Cherie Petite Sirah
Varietals were sourced from Hearthstone Vineyard.
Hanging time was key for this vintage; we beat the rain by one week!
Picked mid-November by hand, we brought the macro bins down to 60F to begin a cold soak, then inoculated the juice with RC212. Fermentation went well and after a long extraction, we moved the wine to new Cicery Hungarian barrels where it was aged for 18 months.
Amazing plummy nose, deep ruby color and bold tannins…2012…enough said!