La Marea Grenache
Grenache “Spur Ranch Vineyard” San Benito County: Spur Ranch Vineyard is part of an 11,000 acre ranch located at a 1000 foot elevation with a fifteen degree south facing slope on the south side of Chalone peak. The soils are high-calcareous content clay over the same mica shist substrate that dominates the Chalone appellation. Fermented 15% whole cluster, 70% whole berry, 15% crushed fruit. Gentle maceration by pumpover only. Aged in 100% neutral barrels. Racked twice off lees for purity and clarity.