2011 Amore 750
Aging: 2013 - 2018
Vinification: Cold soaked 48 hours, Extended
maceration, free-run drained off
after 21 days total contact.
Bottling: 109 cases, Bottled on August 15th, 2013
Barrel Regime: 20 months in 500L French
oak puncheon - 40% new
Composition: 91% Sangiovese, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Merlot
Tasting: Red Currant and sarsaparilla on the nose followed by
black pepper, clove, cocoa, crisp soft tannins and a lengthy finish.
Vineyard: We source the Sangiovese from Piero Antinori’s vineyard located at 1600 feet elevation in the Atlas Peak appellation in the eastern hills of the Napa Valley. At the time of blending, we blend in small amounts of our estate Cabernets and Merlot to fill out the palate and create a seamless blend that showcases the characteristics of Sangiovese.