CIVIC WINERY Gallo 2020, Eola-Amity Hills & Van Duzer Cor., Oregon (red wine)
Certification: Practicing Organic & Biodynamic
Grapes: 60% Pinot Noir/ 40% Dolcetto
Region: Eola-Amity Hills AVA & Van Duzer Corridor AVA
Soil: sedimentary and volcanic
Vinification: The grapes are sourced from Jubilee Vineyard & Johan Vineyard, and are hand harvested. Pinot Noir grapes were whole cluster pressed, and after settling, the Pinot Noir juicewas racked off gross lees into 100% NOVUM amphorae where fermentation began spontaneously. At the winery, 100% whole cluster Dolcetto went into four NOVUM amphorae. Fermentation began spontaneously and pigéage was performed by hand twice daily throughout primary fermentation. Onceprimary fermentation was complete, each amphora was pressed, and the wine was blended into tank with the pressed Pinot Noir.The Blend was racked off the lees and added to seven NOVUM amphorae.
Sulfites: No SO2 added