About J. Brix Wines

California, United States
Wife & husband winemakers Emily & Jody Brix Towe (named after his grandma Margaret Brix) live and make J. Brix wines in San Diego, CA. They've been a team since high school, and a winemaking team since 2009, working with incredible vineyards all over the Golden State. They put their two children to work at the winery as often as possible. Their motto, in winemaking and in life: Only Love.

Rougarou

  • Vintage: 2016
  • Grower name: J. Brix Wines
  • Appellation: San Diego County
  • Region: California
  • Country: United States
  • Colour: Red
  • Style: Still
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Grape Varieties: Carignan
  • Soil type: Granite
  • Vessel type: Wood - Old oak
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Hand Harvested
  • Suitable for Vegans.
  • Suitable for Vegetarians.
  • Total Sulphites: 15 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:The Rougarou (pronounced Roo-gah-roo) is a legendary Cajun shapeshifter, part-animal, connected to the sacred rhythms of the earth, often feared and misunderstood by those who do not understand it. This minimally tended, 37-year-old survivor vineyard (in San Diego!) produces a shapeshifting, unexpected wine of concentration and surprise. No fear, here.

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