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Luminous, Abouriou, 2013

By Old World Winery

  • Appellation: Russian River Valley
  • Region: California
  • Country: United States
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Abouriou
  • Soil type: Loam, Shale
  • Vessel type: Wood - Old oak
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • No added sulphites.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Total Sulphites: 0 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information: Planted by my Great Grandfather, Giuseppe Martinelli, in 1930 called “Early Burgundy” at that time, now know to be Abouriou. It is the last remaining block of Abouriou in the USA. Stomped on the stems and macerated for 7 days, then 2 years in Barrel sur lie.

About Old World Winery

California, United States

Organic, Biodynamic, Dry Farmed, Hand Picked, Foot Stomped, and All Natural, Old World Winery is true to its name. Darek Trowbridge’s passion is inviting nature into his wine making using 120 year old field blends, rare varietals and native yeasts.