2014

Nagual del JUDITH

100% Tempranillo from the Judith block.  Arizona Tempranillo is what we remember Riojas used to be before the over oaked point driven wines showed up. Berry fruit, eucalyptus & desert sage nose. Soft integrated oak gives an old world mouth feel followed by droplets of cassis, red currants and sweet cigar box tobacco. 3 bottle limit per customer. This is EXTREMELY LIMITED. REMINDER! Please be around to accept your package.  WE DO NOT CONDONE VINOCIDE AND WE REFUSE TO REWARD INCOMPETENCE! These are small batch limited production wines. First come, first serve. Wine is a perishable product. Despite all precautions, you do buy at your own risk and there are no refunds or returns on wines. KEEP IN MIND, IF TEMPERATURES DROP/SPIKE WE WILL HOLD ORDERS UNTIL IT WARMS UP/COOLS DOWN. LIMITED QUANTITIES.

PRICE: $125

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Depending on the year and yield, either Blends or Individual offerings of Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo, Aglianico, Nebbiolo, or Malvasia Bianca from our Estate vineyard, JUDITH’s block, Jerome, AZ. In order to best express the terroir of this site, these individual blocks are cropped between 1.25 to 2.25 tons per acre. 4900 ft. elevation.

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Caduceus Judith's block, Jerome AZ

The Judith Block, is located on a south east facing slope at 4900 ft. Less than a half acre each of Nebbiolo, Aglianico, and Tempranillo with a dash of Malvasia in between. Mostly rocky decomposed granite and caleche soil with a layer of chalk just just beneath the topsoil. Perfect Spanish / Italian hillside setting. This block even more so than others due to it’s extreme slope, is hand farmed. Spacing is roughly 5′ by 5′ and generally cropped at about 2 to 2.5 tons per acre. These blocks compose the Nagual del Judith. Some years single varietal, others a field blend of all. Apologies, but No, we do not give tours of this or any block.