When I write about a wine I’ve made, I think back first to the weather. The past few years we’ve had some pretty extreme weather in the Casablanca Valley. 2016 was a cold and difficult year, while 2017 was probably one of the warmest years we’ve ever had.
2018 was also cold and a challenging vintage in many respects. I was concerned about the vines; grape yields were higher than usual and the clusters were slow to ripen. Harvest itself took a great deal of patience and dedication. We constantly monitored our blocks to carefully handle the unusual vintage. Read more in Amael's tasting notes ››