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The "Ecclesia" is a Cabernet Sauvignon wine blend that is blended with dark earthly varietals. Down to the last few cases. Not available in the tasting room gift shop.

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DESCRIPTION:

This wine's structure is based on the Tannat and Petite Sirah. As one of our best red blend wines, its character of Cabernet and Malbec help tie it all together with its subtle softness. 

This wine was created by using the technique of open fermentation and aged to perfection for 18 months using both American and French barrels. 


WINE MAKING NOTES:

Grape Blend: 61% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Petite Sirah,14% Malebc, 6% Tannat

TA: 5.8 gm/L  |  PH: 3.85  |  RS: 0.62 |  Alcohol: 14.2% 

Fermentation: open ferment  |  Oak: American | Oak age: 18 months  |  Harvest Brix: 24.8 (average)  |  Bottle Date: June 22, 2020  |  Cases Produced: 850  |  Maturity: now until 2023


FLAVOR AND AROMA NOTES:

Grilled dishes, as the charred nature of the meats mirrors the soft tannin in the wine. 


VINEYARD NOTES:

grown in Temecula Valley


WINEMAKER - Kestutis Vizgirda

Kestutis "Gus" Vizgirda believes the secret to good winemaking begins in the vineyard. That's why throughout the growing season you will find him touring the rows of varietals and envisioning the kinds of wines he will produce from the harvest.  For over two decades, Vizgirda has worked at several local wineries, working with some of the Valley's best winemakers to refine his craft. Today, he has developed his own unique approach to making wine and has won gold medals for several of his varietals.

In addition to serving as Wilson Creek's Winemaker, Vizgirda teaches wine classes at Mt. San Jacinto College and San Diego State University Extended Studies campus. He is also a judge at several local and international wine competitions.


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