The Sanford & Benedict Vineyard is where it all began. In 1971 this was the first vineyard planted in what became the world-class, cool-climate Sta. Rita Hills appellation. The 2018 vintage continues this legacy; characterized by great concentration and balance.
Aged in French oak barrels (50% new) for 14 months
14 days in stainless steel open top tank
Cherry, Cinnamon, Rhubarb
Exudes earth aromas of dried herbs & spice with hints of cherry and rhubarb