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La Clarine FarmAlbariño "Al Basc" Sierra Foothills
Albariño from California, United States
100% Albariño. The grapes are from the Rorick vineyard (Limestone). Skin fermented and macerated in an open top fermenter for 10 days and then transferred to flex tanks for 7 months. 79cs produced.
Organic
DB5143-18
La Clarine FarmFunky Drummer (Syrah/Grenache/Counoise)
Red blend from California, United States
The funky drummer is all Cedarville fruit: Syrah, Grenache and Counoise, grown on granite soils. Harvested in two picks (Syrah first, then Gre/Coun later). The Grenache and Counoise were co-fermented and blended into the Syrah at pressing. All whole-cluster fermented. Aged in tank and small barrel...
Organic
DB6410-17
La Clarine FarmMourvèdre "alto"
Mourvèdre from California, United States
This new bottling is from a vineyard site on old, deep volcanic soils and an elevation of 2900’. Tightly spaced, head trained vines planted on an old apple orchard just east of Placerville. Whole-cluster fermented and aged in a combination of puncheons and tanks. Bottled unfined and unfiltered with...

DB5932-16
La Clarine FarmMourvèdre Sierra Foothills Cedarville
Mourvèdre from California, United States
100% Mourvedre from decomposed granite soils. Foot crushed, whole cluster fermented in open top tanks, and aged in a combination of tanks and barrel. Bottled unfiltered with just 15ppm of added sulfites. 138 cases made. 12.7% alc. Tasting Notes: The Cedarville is always light in color It shows lots...

DB7834-17
La Clarine FarmPiedi Grandi Blend
Nebbiolo from California, United States
Mountain grown Nebbiolo (38%), Syrah (32%) and Mourvedre (30%). 2900' elevation vineyard on volcanic loam soils. 100% whole cluster fermented, 122cs produced.

DB7836-16
La Clarine FarmPRIMAL!!!
Tempranillo from California, United States
100% Tempranillo coming from Matthew Rorick’s estate vineyard, Forlorn Hope, a mix of schist & limestone soils; this fruit is sourced from the coolest block. The wine was whole-cluster fermented and aged in puncheon.

DB9191-17
La Clarine FarmRosé "Alors!"
from California, United States
Direct-pressed rosé from Syrah, Mourvèdre and Counoise. No added yeasts or enzymes or cultures. Half barrel-fermented, half in tank, and combined and bottled in the spring of 2017.  This is an intense rosé. It shows a Sockeye salmon pink color. Aromatically, you have strawberry and watermelon,...
Organic
DB5107-17
La Clarine FarmSyrah Sierra Foothills Sumu Kaw
Syrah from California, United States
Winemaker musings: Sumu Kaw is an exemplary Syrah vineyard. The elements of elevation (3000 feet), location (in the middle of a pine forest), exposition (ridge-top) and soil composition (deep volcanic loam) come together here in a nearly perfect combination. With thoughtful farming and careful...

DB7831-16
La Clarine FarmViognier
Viognier from California, United States
100% Viognier. Half of the fruit comes from Cedarville (decomposed granite) and the other half from Sumu Kaw (volcanic). The granite soils provide the texture and floral quality while the volcanic gives density and fruit. The wine was co-fermented whole cluster and aged in tank.  Hank normally uses...
Organic
DB9189-18