Warm periods in January and February brought budbreak three weeks earlier than normal in 2014. With lots of sun, warm days, and little rain, the rest of the growing season was a steady march toward an early harvest — about three weeks earlier than usual. For a third year in a row now, Brave & Maiden saw high yields with an exceptional crop.
De-stemmed to 2-4 ton fermenters, fermented for 19 days. Barreled down to 100% French oak, 50% new and aged for 23 months.