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McManis Family Vineyards is a grower and vintner of premium varietal wine grapes located in the Northern Interior of California. The company was founded in 1990 by Ron and Jamie McManis - fourth generation family farmers. The McManis family has been growing grapes in this region since 1938. McManis Family Vineyards currently operates over 2500 acres of wine grapes and after the 1997 harvest, a state-of-the-art winery was designed and built to maximize the resulting wine's quality through small...
Bright purple hues highlighted with medium ruby colour. Ripe blackberry aromas are surrounded by a bouquet of cream and a hint of baking spices. Juicy and concentrated on the palate with a mix of black fruit and a creamy vanilla texture from oak aging. A succulent and toasty finish.
The grapes were harvested between August 24 - September 15, 2015, with an average Brix of 24.6. After fermenting on the skins for 6-9 days, the must was pressed and the resulting wine finished fermentation in Stainless Steel tanks. The wine then was aged in new and used French and American Oak for approximately 6 months.