Ab Ovo, 2019, California
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Grapes: 70% Mourvedre, 30% Marsanne
Average Age of Vines: 20 years
Appellation: El Dorado, Sierra Foothills
Soil: Volcanic loam, decomposed granite
Harvest: By Hand
Winemaking: Co-fermented in qvevri, pressed after eight days into qvevri
Elevage: Eight months in qvevri
Label: Latin for “from the beginning” or “from the egg”. This was the first wine Caleb ever made in qvevri. A play on the shape of the vessel too.
Light. Earthy minerality. Berries.