Red Blend "Cotillion" Lodi
50% Syrah 50% Grenache from North Yuba (Renaissance Vineyard)
100% destemmed by hand resulting in a bin full of mostly intact berries. Progressively foot-stomped 10% each morning and night for 5 days instead of punchdowns. Later aged in old french barrels for 12 months. 18ppm SO2 at bottling only.