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Ben Lomond Mountain
The wine spent just under 1 years on lees in the concrete egg before being bottled. Native fermentation clicked along for an extend 3 months until going bone dry inside the concrete tank. The purity of fruit and terroir is striking. The nose is perfumed with notes of white flowers, green apple, and lemon zest. The palate is round, soft and creamy. On the palate the wine has flavors similar to the nose with wet stones and oyster shells on the finish that remind you that this vineyard sits on the edge of the pacific ocean.
Bald Mountain Vineyard, located in Bonny Doon, is owned and farmed by Jim Beauregard. Planted in 1990, the 40 acre vineyard sits at an elevation of 920 to 1050 feet on a southwest facing slope. Monterey Bay marine influences combine with the rare white sandy Zayante soil to produces wines with minerality and striking acidity.