WINEMAKER NOTESThe Fawn Park Vineyard is located on the eastern slope of Napa Valley in the St. Helena appellation. The Leonardini Family purchased the 18-acre vineyard in 2004 and almost immediately planted a 2.4-acre block of Petit Verdot grapes in the uppermost corner of the property where it receives full daytime sunlight and drains beautifully. Upon hand harvesting, our Petit Verdot was hand sorted and carefully destemmed and sent to tank for a whole berry fermentation. The fermentation temperature never went above 82 ̊F, which allowed for a warm extraction from the skins. After fermentation and pressing, the wine aged in 50% new French oak and 50% neutral oak barrels, for 26 months. This wine is unfined and unfiltered.