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Scar of the Sea

Scar of the Sea Grenache Hofer 2021


no added sulfur

Country: USA

Region: Central Coast

Type: Red Wine

Grape: Grenache

Hofer Ranch is an oasis wedged between the Ontario Airport and a sea of Industrial buildings. The vineyard was planted in the 1930’s on its own roots in the sandy soils of Cucamonga Valley. The vines are head trained and have been farmed using organic practices from the start.

The grapes were harvested in early August and then fermented in an old redwood tank with 50% whole cluster. The wine was aged in old french oak barrels for 7 months before being bottled with minimal sulfur and without filtration.

Aromas of olive and elderberry, and notes of raspberry and red currant on the palate.