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Date Printed: 9/21/2014
Donkey and Goat Grenache Rose Isabel's Cuvee 2011
Donkey and Goat Grenache Rose Isabel's Cuvee 2011
(search item no. 115986)
screw cap wine
boutique wine

International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 9/21/2014: $19.99

Winemaker's Notes:

Our much anticipated Mendocino pink wine made from 95+ year old Grenache Gris vines. This year we destemmed and stomped 100% to a 4ton wood vat where it stayed for 33 hours before we pressed off to tank. Here the juice settled for 24 hours before moving to neutral FO barrel where both primary & secondary fermentation began naturally.
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About Donkey and Goat:

Donkey & Goat is a family owned and operated winery located in Berkeley California. Tracey & Jared Brandt craft their natural wines from Rhône varietals, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grown in the Anderson Valley, Mendocino Ridge and the undiscovered El Dorado appellation in the Sierra Foothills. Tracey & Jared trained in France, under Éric Texier, an up and coming Rhône winemaker who taught them the art and craft of making wines that speak to the soul about the earth from which they originate. Their maverick winemaking has helped pave the way for the natural wine movement.

They make their wines for the table not the cocktail glass. They make Rhône varietals in both colors plus an atypical Chardonnay and a Pinot Noir true to the varietals nature, striving to make wine as naturally as possible and done so since day one.