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BOTTLE WINES - Bottle Wine
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Btl Free Your Mind Carignan & Reisling Blend

$45

Wonderwerk Free Your Mind is a red natural wine made from a blend of 50% Carignan from Sandy Lane Vineyard Wonderwerk Free Your Mind is a red natural wine made from a blend of 50% Carignan from Sandy Lane Vineyard (Contra Costa County AVA), and 50% Riesling from Zabala Vineyard (Arroyo Seco AVA) farmed sustainably. Carignan was picked at 20.6° brix on august 18. Whole clusters underwent 2 weeks of carbonic maceration before being pressed to tank and fermented nearly dry. Riesling was harvested at 20.4° Brix on September 3, de-stemmed, and fermented on the skins with twice daily pump-overs and occasional punch-downs. At approximately 1/3 Brix depletion, Riesling pump-overs were instead conducted with pressed carbonic carignan, yielding a red riesling fermentation cap. The pressed carbonic Carignan was integrated into the Free Your Mind cuveê over the course of one week. Once dry, the wine was pressed to stainless steel tank, where it underwent malolactic fermentation. Produced withou

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