It all started with the wine – a passion to produce single varietals that are vibrant and fresh, from carefully sourced vineyard sites. The inspiration was found in the truth that wine is a perfect reflection of time & place, the climate & season, the site & study, and that moment you share a bottle with friends & family. time: 8:02:59am | 2016-02-20 | saturday. place: stono river | johns island | south carolina 32.725334° N , -80.009358° W. artwork: john duckworth | “This was a beautiful, chilly winter morning over the Stono River. One of those days with no wind so the glassy surface of the river offered mirror reflections of the mesmerizing sunrise.” Mourvedre makes up half the blend, is 5 years old, red ferrus, loamy soils with small deposits of clay. Grenache makes up the other half of the blend, is 5 years old, head trained, dry farmed, red ferrus soils with small deposits of clay. “Whole cluster pressed, stainless steel fermented, indigenous primary and secondary fermentations, racked clean and aged in neutral French oak barrels for 4 months. Pale salmon pink in color. Soft notes of wild strawberry, citrus, and ruby red grapefruit. Jamey Whetstone, Winemaker. 8 barrels made.