2018

Hidden Terrace

Syrah

Sonoma County

2018 Hidden Terrace Vineyard

The Hidden Terrace Vineyard is a well-kept secret sequestered on a steep south-facing slope at the edge of our Mountain Estate.

Production Details

  • Hand harvested during pre-dawn hours October 29
  • De-stemmed and double sorted
  • 20% whole cluster / 80% whole-berry fermented in shallow open-top fermenters for optimal extraction and heat dissipation
  • Aged 21 months in French oak barrels (12% new)
  • Bottled unfined and unfiltered

ABV

14.2
%

Bottled

August 2020

Produced

111 Cases
Hidden Terrace Vineyard

Hidden Terrace Vineyard

Scratched into a ravine and farmed entirely by hand due to the severe slopes, this small vineyard is composed of rare tuff (volcanic ash) soil that produces Syrah of intense concentration and varietal distinction. Extremely low yields limit production of this wine to just a handful of barrels each vintage.

2018

Hidden Terrace

Syrah

Sonoma County

The Hidden Terrace Vineyard is a well-kept secret sequestered on a steep south-facing slope at the edge of our Mountain Estate.

Production Details

  • Hand harvested during pre-dawn hours October 29
  • De-stemmed and double sorted
  • 20% whole cluster / 80% whole-berry fermented in shallow open-top fermenters for optimal extraction and heat dissipation
  • Aged 21 months in French oak barrels (12% new)
  • Bottled unfined and unfiltered

ABV

14.2
%

Bottled

August 2020

Produced

111 Cases
Points
Points
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Adam Goodrich
Winemaker
2018 Hidden Terrace Vineyard, Syrah, reflects the temperate vintage with savory aromas of bay leaf and cracked white peppercorns, paired with bright notes of ripe pomegranate and Bing cherry. On the palate, the wine offers medium weight, pristine balance and notable acidity, making this vintage ideal for food pairing today and certain to age gracefully for the next 10+ years.

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