CROZE / SMITH WOOTEN
Handcrafting of fine wines is an art form. Each year the grapes provide a unique challenge that requires new solutions to bring the wine to its greatest potential. Our winemaker, Daniel Benton, takes great care to let the vineyards express themselves in the wines.
Grapes are gently crushed and stemmed, leaving many whole berries. Fermentation is slow and cool to enhance the fruit flavors. The grapes are always handled gently to avoid extraction of harsh tannins.