McPrice Myers High on the Hog
34% Grenache, 28% Syrah, 22% Mourvedre, 10% Graciano, 4% Petite Sirah, and 2% Viognier. McPrice Myers High on the Hog has notes of macerated cherries, strawberry reduction, sweet spice, spring flowers, plum tart, melted licorice, and fresh herbs. The palate has an exuberant, sweet approach, with a long, mineral-laced finish.
Grapes: 34% Grenache, 28% Syrah, 22% Mourvedre, 10% Graciano, 4% Petite Sirah, and 2% Viognier
Region: Paso Robles
Vineyards: From vineyards located in the Adelaida, Willow Creek, and Estrella Districts of Paso Robles AVA
Exposure: Mostly south facing, with small areas east and west exposures
Altitude: 1,000-2,000 feet above sea level
Soil: A mix of calcareous, alluvial, and clay loam
Vine Age: 6-12 years old
Vine Training: Head trained and VSP
Time of Harvest: September to October 2019
Total Production: 28,650 bottles
Vinification Process: The grapes undergo 3 to 5 days cold soak, with pump-overs twice a day and punchdowns three times a day during fermentation. The grapes ferment in concrete, stainless steel, and small open-top fermenters with 20% whole clusters.
Aging Process: The wine is pressed into 500-liter French Oak puncheons, 265 and 228-liter barriques. The wine ages 20 months.
Alcohol Content: 15.50%
Winemaker: McPrice Myers
Cellaring: Up to seven years
|Dimensions||13.0 × 10.0 × 12.5 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 12 bottles per case