2016 E16 Barbera 'Baby Rattlesnake Vineyard'
El Dorado Hills, California
Total crowd-pleaser! This is one SEXY wine and it will appeal to most any fan of California reds - lush, ripe, bold, with loads of dark fruit. vanilla and spice. 100% Single-vineyard Barbera. Hand-sorted, native yeasts, manual punch downs. Aged 11 months in French oak.
E16 is a new producer of single vineyard, small-lot Burgundy varietals from California’s most revered appellations. Founded by 3rd generation winegrower Robert Jones and co-piloted by winemaker Daniel Moore, formerly the original winemaker for Martinelli and later at Lynmar for 13 years.