Portalupi 2016 Barbera, Shake Ridge Ranch, Amador County
Appellation: Amador County
Vineyard: Shake Ridge Ranch
Soil Type: Deep, well-drained, river rap rock, mixed with Sierra Shale
Winemaking: 16 months, 40 % New Hungarian, 40% 1 year, 20% 2 year
Enjoy the licorice, plum, black fig and nutmeg. A True Treasur
Our 2016 Barbera grapes come from one of the most highly sought after vineyards in California. Shake Ridge Ranch is located in the Sierra Foothills along a ridge 1,650–1,810 feet above sea level, overlooking the town of Sutter Creek.
Renowned grower, Ann Kraemer is one of the most highly respected figures
in the wine world. In short order, this vineyard has proven to be a true star.
Ever changing layers of fruits, spices and herbs are the back drop to this multi faceted Old World style Barbera.
Finely tuned with supporting wood tones the wine is a true candidate for long term aging.