Old Vine Carignan

Carignan is such an intriguing variety for us at Las Jaras. It is juicy, brambly and spicy when it is at its best. Site location is important for this variety to perform at its best. It needs to be on bench land, with properly draining sandy loam soils and a hot climate.

 

Vintage
2016
Appellation
Mendocino County
Varietals
Carignan
Alcohol
13.5%
Sulfur
25ppm
Soil Type
Yokayo series
Vine Age
50+ Years Old
Farming Practices
Dry Farmed
Annual Production
225 Cases
Vinification Method
Half of the bins into the fermentor whole cluster and the rest destemmed. Native yeast, pressed in vertical basket press. Native ML. Aged in neutral oak.