Wine Notes — 2020

2020 TELEPORT GRIS

68 Cases Produced Napa, Mendocino, Contra Costa counties Dry Farmed 46% Yountville Old Vine Skin Fermented Semillon, 27% Mendocino Old Vine Barbera, 13% Evangelho Mourvedre, 13% Mendocino Old Vine Chenin Blanc 12.0% ABV Decant  75-120 Minutes. The Universe’s #1 Old…

2020 SEMDAWG YEAH!

5 Cases Produced 76% Old Vine Skin Fermented Semillon, 24% Old Vine Chenin Blanc, “California” Napa and Mendocino counties 12.5% ABV Decant 90-120 Minutes (do not serve cold). Dripping with honeysuckle mountain beeswax music YEAH! Skin fermented old vine Semillon…

2020 EVANGELHO MOURVÈDRE

100 Cases Produced Whole Cluster 131 Year Old Vines of Mourvèdre Contra Costa County 12.5% ABV Decant 120 Minutes Evangelho. Evangelho. Evangel-whoaaaaaaaa! One of the greatest expressions of Mourvèdre inside our outside of the known universe. Dark sap, with red…

2020 BROSSEAU CHENIN BLANC

41 Cases Produced, 12.5% Alcohol 100% Chenin Blanc Chalone AVA, Monterey County Decant 60 Minutes. With a swirl in the decanter, the 2020 Brosseau Vineyard Chenin Blanc is already “on.” In the glass, strikes of aromatic ground lightning reach from…

2020 INNERVISIONS RED

62 Cases Produced 75% Primitivo, 10% Grenache, 10% Chenin Blanc, 3% Carignan, 2% Barbera Organic, Dry Farmed 13.7% ABV Decant 45-60 Minutes. Innervisions Red is a nod to Stevie Wonder’s funk / soul album, Innervisions, most known for the masterpiece,…

2020 BARBDAWG YEAH!

86 Cases Produced 63% Old Vine Barbera, 7% Evangelho Mourvedre, 30% Old Vine Semillon Mendocino, Napa, and Contra Costa Counties 13% ABV Decant 45-60 Minutes. What the heck is a BARBDAWG YEAH!?! It is a vinous explosion of joy from…