With a swatch of green silk he palms you, you know you can trust him. You follow him through a stone alley and dragon-spruce door. The well-lit chamber is filled with garments pilfered from the Forbidden City, feasts of grapefruit, angel cake and white peaches under embroidery. You always suspected Silk Street has a black market, and now you’ve found it.
Varietal: Piquepoul Blanc
Vineyard: Luna Matta
AVA: Paso Robles
Aging: One neutral 2015 Bel Air
Production Notes: Fermented with native yeasts, aged sur lees