2016 Fragment, Unfiltered

Fragment is a blend of 100% Sauvignon Blanc from lots fermented and aged in distinctly different vessels, Fragment is dedicated to the shard-like quality of it’s composition. Like the paintings of a triptych, each lot is precise, whole unto itself yet points toward a grander unity.

Varietals:

Sauvignon Blanc


Vineyard:

58% Presqu’ile, 42% McGinley


Appellations:

Santa Barbara County


Cases Made:

437


Alcohol:

14.4% Alc by Vol.

TASTING NOTES: The surface of the lake is glass-flat, frozen solid and clear. It’s June above the Arctic Circle and the world is in limbo. A cabin is poofing cedar smoke and the impossible orchard is in bloom with Rainer cherry blossoms and Bosch pears. You savagely peel a Satsuma and add the flesh to your sweet lime spritz. The rind falls onto wild oregano, a heliotrope and a slate skipping stone. With each skip, the surface of the lake is shattered, as the sun burns like magnesium fire.

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