The 2021 Carignan features aromas of raspberry, bramble fruits, and a trace amount of baking spices.
The entry is smooth, with flavors of pomegranate, Bing cherry, and a touch of plum. The tannins are soft and integrated, making for a perfect match with Thanksgiving meals!
Carignan – Block 68: 9/18/20
May 10, 2022
Fermented in stainless steel tanks with pump overs three times per day for the first week. Pump overs were reduced to one time per day to avoid heavy tannin extraction and maintain bright fruit.
Aged 16 months in neutral French oak.
Pair with ripe cheese, white meats, and Thanksgiving.