The Alchemy symbol for Copper and in ancient time Venus, the symbol for ‘woman’ was used to indicate the element. The symbol represents the wine and in this case meaning; balance, feminine beauty, love and artistic creativity.
Copper is an essential element in Biology and Oenology. It’s and essential co-factor of numerous proteins, which perform central functions in plant cells. As micro-nutrient, a minimal amount of Copper is needed to ensure correct cellular functions, but can also be lethal in high doses.
This easy drinking young red wine was picked in the middle of the night, snuck into the winery before sunlight one what was one of the latest season picks in Howard Vineyard history. Keeping intact full berries for partial carbonic maceration, with gentle foot stomping, oxygen spearing and basket pressing. We gently pass the wines into large new 500L French oak barrels for 9 months, then bottle. Matured for 6 months under cork.
Only 1500 bottles produced.