Portalupi 2017 Barbera, Shake Ridge Ranch, Amador County
2017 Barbera, Shake Ridge, Amador County
Appellation: Amador County
Vineyard: Shake Ridge Ranch
Soil Type: Deep, well-drained, river rap rock, mixed with Sierra Shale
Harvest: September 21,2017 6.4 tons 24.3 Brix
Winemaking: 16 months, 40 % New Hungarian, 40% 1 year, 20% 2 year
Our 2017 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.
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 with flavors of dark plum, licorice, black mission fig and a hint of rhubarb.
Finely tuned with supporting wood tones the wine is a true candidate for long term aging.
Enjoy the licorice, plum, black fig and nutmeg. A True Treasure.