Direct pressed, fermented and aged in a combination of new 500L Stockinger and one year old barrels. Aged for 9 months in barrel with no filtration. 100% malolactic fermentation.
Shell Creek Vineyard is 20 miles from the town of Paso Robles. It has sandy top soil with calcareous fossilized seashells underneath. Planted in 1972, the Stinton Family has owned the property since the late 1800’s. It is farmed using low intervention without the use of pesticides and chemicals in the vineyard.