Region: Arroyo Secco, California
100% Sangiovese, 49 cases produced from the vineyard Mesa del Sol in Arroyo Secco AVA. 100% destemmed, fermented on skins for three days. Aged in neutral oak for 10 months. Native fermentation, no fining, no filtration, no other modifications or additions except 20 ppm of sulfur dioxide the week before bottling. Mesa del Sol lies in the hot Arroyo Seco gorge at the foot of the Santa Lucia mountain range. Winemaker Megan was connected with former vineyard owner Ann Hougham in 2017 when she was exploring additional sites for Margins to begin making red wines. The Sangiovese is the oldest red wine in the Margins portfolio. A small crew picks Sangiovese for Margins in the early morning before the sun begins to bake the land. A beautiful Sangiovese brimming with fresh cherry notes.