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2015 VANDELLA “MIRAMIS” PROPRIETARY RED

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Vandella marries old and new in a way that makes this wine truly unique and something that I want to show you more of in 2018. Old are the 130 year old, dry farmed Mourvedre Vines and new is the young and passionate winemaker who by happenstance we discovered last year.  Defined by a surreal presence on the palate, the winemaker creates a single, unique wine each vintage, allowing the land to determine the direction of the blend.  Literally harvesting every grape himself, this fusion of Rhone and Portuguese varietals saturates your palate with vivid and intense dark fruits, autumn spices, crushed violets, dark chocolate, licorice and plum.

When Aaron was tilling the vineyard, he unearthed a cast iron harvest ghost from the 1800’s which is pictured on the front label. Mourvedre leads the way this vintage at 65% of the final blend and was sourced from the Enz Vineyard, located adjacent from the Mt. Harlan AVA, made famous by Calera.  The vines were planted in the 1880’s and produce fruit of otherworldly depth and character.  The 2015 was kept 18 months in barrel and is stunningly good right now.

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Description

2015 VANDELLA “MIRAMIS” PROPRIETARY RED

Winery Notes: “Old vine Mourvedre from the legendary “Enz Vineyard” planted in 1887. This dry-farmed heritage vineyard still exists on it’s original rootstock, and produces naturally low yields and exceptional fruit concentration. The resulting wine is remarkably focused, with perfect tannic structure, balanced acid, and aromas of raspberry sorbet, violets, caramelized sugar, and Lavender.”
65% Mourvedre |  25% Touriga Nacional | 10% Syrah

Additional information

Weight 3.2 lbs
Dimensions 11.5 x 3 x 3 in

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