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Coup De Grace Red Blend 2011

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Winemaker Notes

Dark in the glass, the wine fades from a deep red/purple, almostblack at it's inner core to a bright pomegranate rim. On the nosebright red berry, fig, licorice, sage and oak accents. The wine is richand full of character with blackberry, licorice, spice and earth notesintertwined with soft oak flavors.

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A distinctive red, sleek and jammy, with a solid core of balanced acidity and tannins. Offers notes of wild red berry, sassafras and smoky licorice. Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc. Drink now through 2020. 2,700 cases made.
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Coup De Grace, Lodi, California
Independence, the most basic definition of Freelance (the makers of Coup de Grace), is also what drove it's beginnings. A collaboration of two Lodi natives already entrenched in the wine business, now looking to leave our mark by way of our own wines. Founded in 2012 by Adam Mettler and Mike Stroh, Freelance Wines is a first generation wine company with the goal of producing innovative, world class wines that speak of who we are, free thinkers looking to impact the world of wine on our own.

Positioned between the San Francisco Bay and the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the Lodi appellation, while relatively far inland, is able to maintain a classic Mediterranean climate featuring warm, sunny days and cool evenings. This is because the appellation is uniquely situated at the end of the Sacramento River Delta, which brings chilly, afternoon “delta breezes” to the area during the growing season.

Lodi is a premier source of 100+ year old ancient Zinfandel vineyards—some dating back as far as 1888! With low yields of small berries, these heritage vines produce complex and bold wines, concentrated in rich and voluptuous, dark fruit.

But Lodi doesn’t just produce Zinfandel; in fact, the appellation produces high quality wines from over 100 different grape varieties. Among them are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay and Sauvignon blanc as well as some of California's more rare and unique grapes. Lodi is recognized as an ideal spot for growing Spanish varieties like Albarino and Tempranillo, Portugese varieties—namely Touriga Nacional—as well as many German, Italian and French varieties.

Soil types vary widely among Lodi’s seven sub-appellations (Cosumnes River, Alta Mesa, Deer Creek Hills, Borden Ranch, Jahant, Clements Hills and Mokelumne River). The eastern hills are clay-based and rocky and in the west, along the Mokelumne and Cosumnes Rivers, sandy and mineral-heavy soils support the majority of Lodi’s century-old own-rooted Zinfandel vineyards. Unique to Lodi are pink Rocklin-Jahant loam soils, mainly found in the Jahant sub-appellation.

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With hundreds of red grape varieties to choose from, winemakers have the freedom to create a virtually endless assortment of blended wines. In many European regions, strict laws are in place determining the set of varieties that may be used, but in the New World, experimentation is permitted and encouraged. Blending can be utilized to enhance balance or create complexity, lending different layers of flavors and aromas. For example, a variety that creates a fruity and full-bodied wine would do well combined with one that is naturally high in acidity and tannins. Sometimes small amounts of a particular variety are added to boost color or aromatics. Blending can take place before or after fermentation, with the latter, more popular option giving more control to the winemaker over the final qualities of the wine.

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