Region: Carmel Valley, California
Variety: Chenin Blanc
100% Chenin Clanc, 70 cases produced. Grapes grown in the Massa Vineyard in Carmel Valley AVA, certified organic since 1996. They were whole cluster pressed to stainless steel tank for fermentation. Aged in 67% stainless steel and 33% neutral oak for nine months. Native fermentation, no fining, no filtration, no other modifications or additions except 20 ppm of sulfur dioxide the week before bottling. This vineyard is located at 1200-1500 feet in elevation, planted around 1968. The wine is mineral, with notes of melon, wax, and lemon pith.