Union Sacre 2017 Merlot La Passion du Legionnaire, Starlane Vineyard, Santa Ynez Valley
V A R I E T A L 100% Merlot
V I N E Y A R D 100% Star Lane
A P P E L L A T I O N Santa Ynez Valley
C A S E S 165
A L C O H O L 14.1
TASTING NOTES Black pepper, dark chocolate, blackberry, blueberry and cinnamon
PRODUCTION 100% destemmed, cold soaked for 4 days
FERMENTATION Fermented for 3weeks in new oak. 100% malolactique fermentation.
ELEVAGE 10 months, 100% new oak
ON STARLANE VINEYARD Situated on the Eastern edge of Santa Ynez Valley in the Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara. With vineyard elevations ranging from 750 to 1550 feet above sea level, microclimates emerge within the site to produce a beautiful and diverse palette that helps create a distinct range of estate fruit hand.