Wednesday, October 25, 2006

The Majestic Cabernet Sauvignon

It's still standing when all the others have bowed out. The Cab can even out last most of the leaves. Posted by Picasa

The Cabernet Sauvignon brings on the smiles

Either our vineyard helpers are happy that it is such a nice day to start the Cab harvest or that the entire effort to nuture the vineyards for 10 months and then to be finishing the last week of harvest is apparant. The Cabernet Sauvignon is a labor of love nevertheless. Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Sangiovese Rose is Flowing

After a 48 hour cold soak, a gorgeous rose appears from the pressing ready for a barrel fermentation.  Posted by Picasa

Sunday, October 15, 2006

Que Syrah, Syrah

Though being Friday the 13th of October, there is nothing unlucky about this harvest of Syrah heading for the destemmer. Posted by Picasa

Baccus is Smiling

The many faces of Baccus are smiling from this pool of Merlot forming under the Diemme membrane press. Harvest is a time of Joy.

Saturday, October 07, 2006

Happy Harvest Moon

Fall is in the air and after a considerable amount of hangtime, the Zin, Merlot, and Syrah are in the tanks and fermenting.  Posted by Picasa

Sunday, October 01, 2006

The Grape Crush Begins

The 2006 Grape Harvest and Crush has begun with 2 days of Zinfandel and a Saturday pick of Merlot. The sweet smells of yeasts and grape sugars fill the air. Life is like a tank full of grape juice turning into wine! Posted by Picasa