Barboursville, Virginia Appellation.
TYPE OF SOIL
From one parcel facing south-west 280 meters elevation, the vines grow in well drained Davidson clay loam soil of variable vigor formed from weathered greenstone, the subsoil is a slightly acidic dark red permeable
Double Guyot (cane pruned)
4.166 per hectare (1,686/acre)
100 quintals per hectare (4 tons/acre)
VINIFICATION AND AGEING
Whole cluster pressed, juice is fermented in 2-3 years old French and American oak and the n aged for 8 months with weekly lees stirring. Malolactic fermentation it is not allowed in order to retain freshness and firm acidity.