Riding MoNkey Wines

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2020 - Chenin Blanc

100% Chenin Blanc

Tres Hermanas Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley, CA

Organic farming practices, dry farmed block

Tasting notes:

Aromas of fresh citrus blossom and salty ocean breezes. Zippy pomelo and honeydew melon with a silky citrus peel and warm honeyed finish.

Wine making notes:

  • Hand harvested 

  • Direct to press

  • Native fermantation in barrel 

  • 100% native malo-lactic fermentation

  • Aged 5 months in neutral french oak

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2019 - Rose of Grenache

100% Grenache

Watch Hill Vineyard, Los Alamos, CA

Organic farming practices

Tasting notes:

Aromas of intense strawberry jam stewing away on the stove greet your nose. Crushed gravel and sour raspberry on the palate. Totally thirst-quenching. 

Poolside consumption not necessary but highly encouraged. 

Wine making notes:

  • Hand harvested on September 15th, 2019

  • Direct to press

  • Native fermantation in barrel 

  • 100% native malo-lactic fermentation

  • Aged 5 months in neutral french oak

  • Bottled February 18th, 2020

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2020 - Cinsault 

100% Cinsault
Nolan Ranch in Alisos Canyon, CA

Organic farming practices

Tasting notes:

A smoky raspberry nose invites you in while the palate bursts onto your tongue like sour cherry pop rocks. Delicate tannins and flavors of hibiscus tea leave you salivating and going back for another sumptuous sip. This wine would pair perfectly with grilled meats or mushrooms. Enjoy chilled!

Wine making notes:

  • Hand harvested on 

  • 100% whole cluster carbonic fermentation for 10 days then pressed

  • Aged 5 months in neutral French oak