The own-rooted, head-trained vines, planted in 1912 make up two blocks of the 40-acre estate property. Their yields are minimal, but the quality is breathtaking. This old-vine plot, like many of its era, is not monovarietal but contains a unique and purposeful array of varietals.
Russian River Valley
Co-fermented Field Blend
Aged 16 months
One 120 gallon new French Oak Puncheon and two once used 60 gallon French Oak Barrels
Planted to a diverse selection of varietals 1912, these grapes make up 8 acres of the 40 acre Aperture estate property and are situated next to the modern Aperture winery, built in 2019. A mix of zinfandel, carignan, petite sirah, grenache, mourvèdre, sémillon, cabernet franc and a few others whose identity remains a mystery.
Positas Gravelly Loam Soil
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