Vinous Obscura Gem Satz White Co-Fermentation Willamette Valley
Sustainable. White field blend. 14 different grapes: Gruner Veltliner, Riesling, Vignoles, Sylvaner, Sauvignon Gris, Gewurztraminer, Chardonnay, Muscat Ottonel, Muller Thurgau, Savagnin Rose, Chasselas, Kerner, Schwartzman, and Isorka. Sourced from 2 vineyards – the old block at Wirtz vineyard and another vineyard (not disclosed) on the same hillside. Both are dry farmed, and Wirtz vineyard organic certified and the secret vineyard only uses spray that is approved by LIVE. Hand harvested. After pressing half of the lot, the must was returned into the fermenter for enhance skin contact for a week, and then pressed off and barreled down. Each lot was aged separately for 14 months in neutral French oak to follow flavor/tannin development, and the barrels were combined before bottling. Unfined and unfiltered. 122 cases produced.