The wine is cold soaked for 48 hours with daily pump-overs, fermented in a stainless steel open top tank with twice-daily punch-downs, and then aged for 18 months in 30% new French oak. In the glass the nose picks up dried rose petal and violets, raspberry and cherry, and clove, black tea and slate. Round and seamless as it enters the mouth, the mid-palate has balanced weight and richness while maintaining lean tannins and acidity – characteristics that define wines from the King Estate vineyard. The wine will benefit from cellar aging. Enjoy now and through 2031.
King Estate is situated on primarily two kinds of soil: Bellpine, a marine sedimentary soil formed when Oregon was under the sea more than 12 million years ago; and Jory, a volcanic soil created from lava flows that also date back millions of years. Both
|Wine Style||Red Wine|