2012 Hommage a Stevan Larner
2012 HOMMAGE A STEVAN LARNER
Hommage a Stevan Larner was first introduced in 2006 to honor the late Stevan Larner who planted Larner Vineyard in 1998. 2012 marked the tenth year Mac has purchased fruit from the vineyard and he has brought back Hommage a Stevan Larner to commemorate.
VINIFICATION: 50% whole cluster fermented in small, open top bins, and spent 15-20 days on skins with pump-overs during cold soak and punch downs during fermentation. Aged 22 monthsin 500-liter French Oak, 50% new puncheons.
TASTING NOTES: Licorice, allspice, mulberry, pomegranate, dark cherry, plum, hibiscus, white pepper, tobacco, rosemary, lavender, rose petal, vibrant, fresh, elegant.