2012 Luna Matta
2012 LUNA MATTA
Located on the Westside of Paso Robles, Luna Matta is planted to Rhone and Italian varietals. Steep hillsides, limestone soils, warm days and cold nights are a perfect match for the vines planted in 2001. Luna Matta Vineyard islocated on Peachy Canyon Road and we have been sourcing Syrah, Grenache, and Mourvedre from this vineyard since 2006. As part of their ongoing commitment to sustainability, Luna Matta received CCOF organic certification in 2010.
VINIFICATION: 60% 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 months in 500-liter 2nd filled puncheons.
TASTING NOTES: Raspberry, saline, seabreeze, mint, blackberry liquor, paprika, chocolate brownie, nori, rich, textured, mineral.