Matthiasson Estate Ribolla Gialla 2013 Matthiasson Estate Ribolla Gialla 2013 Matthiasson Estate Ribolla Gialla 2013 Download PDF

Winery Matthiasson
VarietiesRibolla Gialla
Farming Practicespracticing organic (non-certified)
Hectares/Acres3.5 acres
Year Vines Were Planted2006
Fermentationwhole-cluster pressed the grapes, open top bin, 3 weeks on the skins
Maturation20 months of barrel aging (neutral)
Sulfursmall amount of SO2 added at bottling
Item NoT02903-13
Bottle Case12
Country United States
Region California
Sub-region Napa Valley
Matthiasson Estate Ribolla Gialla 2013

"The 2013 Ribolla gialla spent a month in its barrel elevage in a topsy turvy pile after the 2014 Napa earthquake tumbled down the barrels, and for this reason our 2013 is in a more oxidative style than we normally produce... The Ribolla gialla represents seven rows in our home vineyard in the Western Oak Knoll area of Napa Valley. It was grafted onto 15 year old Merlot vines. George Vare was given a few sticks of the budwood from Josko Gravner in 2011 and grafted it into his own vineyard which Steve was managing. Steve (and then Jill) fell in love with the variety in the process, and immediately grafted the fruit trees at the ends of the rows, the vines are serenaded throughout the season by kids, coyotes, owls, bees, and the occasional roar of one of our old tractors." More at