2020 Paper Street Cuvée Magnum
Members-only release until mid-October. Members who purchase this wine online now will also have their club shipment charged to the card on file and shipped now.
In the Willow Creek District lies Paper Street Vineyard. This land was used for barley and almonds until the mid-1990’s but was mostly abandoned until the Dusi family planted vines here. The limestone-white hills, hot days, and cool nights make for concentrated, vibrant, and mineral-driven wines.
25% whole cluster fermented in small, open-top bins, concrete, and stainless steel tanks, spending between 20-40 days on skins, with a combination of pump overs and punchdowns during cold soak and fermentation. Syrah component was racked, blended, and returned to barrique once prior to bottling. Aged 20 months in neutral 500-liter puncheons and 265-L barriques, 35% of which were new.
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