2015 Arclight

Named Arclight because of its stunning, unexpected brilliance. Rose is so often like kindling, formed from the slivers of larger wines and used to start the fires of summer. Honestly, I would have been happy with kindling, but Arclight gives another kind of light altogether. It has the edgy nerve of a paper cut, the sleek body of glacial arctic water and the summer flesh of a strawberry field. It is one of the most surprising and dangerous wines I've ever called into being.

Varietal:

Sangiovese


Vineyard:

White Hawk


Appellation:

Santa Barbara County


Cases Made:

35


Alcohol:

15.1% Alc by Vol.

TASTING NOTES: This place is perfect. Raspberry red vinyl seats, fresh apricot preserves on checked tables, oregano rich marinara on a stove. How on Earth did you never stop here before? The water is clean and cold and the service warm. Your English muffin is spread with a onfounding strawberry jalapeno jam, which pricks you awake just in time to see the cement truck skid and collapse.

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