Red Hot

Thomas’ assessment on the early 2021 vintage

"Early assessment of 2021 is drought focused and everything that can go with that: earlier bud break, earlier bloom, slow shoot growth due to a lack of ground moisture and irrigation monitoring that started in places two months ahead of average. Given this is the second drought year, we are also expecting a smaller, earlier crop similar to the 2015 scenario. At the time of writing, we are mostly through bloom and entering what looks to be a cool-ish June, perfect for this year's conditions." – Thomas Rivers Brown, Winemaker

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