2017 Défier Carbonic Merlot

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2017 Défier Carbonic Merlot


2017 Défier
Carbonic Merlot
Coquelicot Vineyard, Santa Ynez Valley
96 cases made

"What would you do if you could try anything you wanted?" was the question.
This was the answer. Certified-organic Merlot grapes, fermented 100% carbonically in a 2-ton egg, pressed to neutral French oak barrels for six months before bottling.

All the velvet and fruit with all the backbone and spice. Défier: Dare/Challenge

Some things were meant to be.

Unfined & unfiltered. 13.5% alcohol.

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WARNING (California Prop 65)