Groundwork is all about the fundamentals. Putting to use the empirical knowledge he has gained from making wine for his first label, Sans Liege Wines, Curt Schalchlin seeks to bring his experience to a new set of wines that embrace the soul and simple living of the Rhône Groundwork is built upon Curt's comfort and confidence as a winemaker, instructing him to trust in the fruit, the vineyards, and his own rich experience as guides.
Appellation: Paso Robles
Vineyards: 71% Beato, 29% Derby
Release date: 4/1/2020
Production: 475 cases
On fermentation: Fermentation started in the vineyard with native yeast. 100% Carbonic maceration for 42 days on skins.
Serving: Chill for 20 minutes and enjoy!
Tasting notes: Ruby red grapefruit pith, Jasmine Pearl Green tea, fruit loops, apricot, spearmint.
Impromptu. This Picpoul embodies the ethos of an open mind. Allowing creativity to trump agenda, and nature to take its course.