Sangiovese Reserve Texas Hill Country, Hye Top Vineyards 2019

Sangiovese Reserve Texas Hill Country, Hye Top Vineyards 2019

A single-vineyard Sangiovese that highlights the unique growing conditions of the Texas Hill Country. It can be paired side-by-side with another single-vineyard Sangiovese from the Texas High Plains as part of our Twin Terroir series.

Tasting Notes

Dark ruby red center with a bright red rim. Aromas of ripe black cherry, violet, leather, tobacco, and clove. Intense and fresh on the palate with firm but smooth tannins. This wine is elegant and will age well for several years.

Production Notes

100 cases produced

Winemaker Notes

This wine was grown at Hye Top Vineyards in Hye, TX on sloping limestone soils. The hard terrain makes for an extremely low yield and concentrated fruit, which was hand harvested. In the cellar, we processed the fruit gently, allowing the fruit to ferment in its picking bins with minimal processing, so as to preserve the rich and delicate character of the fruit. After fermentation, the fruit was manually pressed, again minimizing the amount of machine processing. The wine was then aged in 25% new French oak for 18 months.

Cooperage Notes

Aged for 18 months in 25% new French oak

$38  ·  Members Only
StyleDry Red
AppellationTexas Hill Country
VarietalSangiovese
PairingPair with garlic and rosemary leg of lamb or rich Tuscan tomato soup.
Alcohol14.10%
Bottle750ml
Bottled2021-04-05
Drinkable2021 - 2028
Harvest Brix25°
ph Level3.67