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.