This wine is 100% Syrah from the X Block at Bien Nacido Vineyard in the Santa Maria Valley.
Fermentation was done in small open top fermenters with 33% whole clusters.
Aging was in French oak Burgundy barrels for 18 months. Only 3 barrels of this special wine were produced…one new barrel, one 1 year old barrel and one neutral barrel.
Louisa Sawyer Lindquist has been producing small production, artisanal wines since 2000. Verdad wines are made from great Central Coast vineyards with a focus on biodynamic, organic, and Sips Certified Sustainable farming. The portfolio includes Spanish varietals wines as well as Cabernet Sauvignon.
Lindquist Family Wines focus on quality, character, and balance. Since 1982, Bob Lindquist has specialized in Rhône-style wines from Bien Nacido Vineyard in Santa Maria, that is farmed sustainable, the Sawyer Lindquist Vineyard in the Edna Valley, farmed biodynamically, and the Ibarra-Young Vineyard in Los Olivos, farmed organically. His exacting standards and never-resting-on-laurels attitude, creates wines that are continually cutting edge, and a benchmark other wineries aspire to be. On occasion Qupé library wines may be included in club shipments.