Early Mountain Vineyards "Eluvium" Red Virginia 2016

Early Mountain Vineyards "Eluvium" Red Virginia 2016

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Early Mountain Vineyards in Madison, Virginia is one of the leading Virginia wineries in terms of ecological farming practices and less additives in their wines. Early Mountain's most prized vineyard site is called Quaker Run. South-facing at 1000-1500 feet on greenstone in the Blue Ridge Mountain foothills, it's planted to Bordeaux varieties but is too steep for tractors, unlike Bordeaux. This wine manages to retain its own identity, with some Right Band Bordeaux elements and some New World plushness. Savory fig, stewed fruit, but instead of getting too spoofy and juicy it leans into the earthy, mineral side of things, with a lean mineral structure. Virginia wine for steak! Wild yeast fermented, 18 months in French barrique, and a year in bottle before release. 56% Merlot, 44% Petit Verdot. This one is limited, so we can't include it in the tasting pack. Definitely snag one before they're gone. [Jonathan Kemp September, 2020]

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Our wines are stored at our Brooklyn store and storage facility and will be shipped via common carrier. If you prefer a specific shipping provider please call the store during business hours or email us at orders@vanderbilt.wine. We do not ship during warm months – typically late May to mid-September. If you wish to ship to a location outside of NY State, you assume all responsibility for shipment. We will notify you before processing your order if we are unable to ship wine to the state you request.  We currently do not ship to the following states: AL, AR, DE, GA, IL, KY, MS, NC, OK, PA, RI, TX, UT. As statutory laws are changing constantly, acceptance of an order is not a guarantee that we will ultimately be able to ship wine to you.  

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