2007 Gemella Lost Slough Vineyard
As always, the twin of the Naucratis, harvested on the same day from the same vineyard. made from what ought to be the despised press wine; barrel fermented in neutral oak and allowed to rest unracked and unsulfured on the lees for seven months.
More than ever, a more intense version of the Naucratis. In 2007, the Gemella hardly went through malolactic fermentation at all, and so it has all the gravelly minerality of the Naucratis. But it is more intense, especially in all of the realm of salt and mineral. The Naucratis is a playful grüner; the Gemella is a very serious, almost combative one.
115 cases produced.