The Brassfield Estate 2019 Eruption is a smooth, round wine with rich fruit-driven aromas of blackberry, Bing cherry, cedar, vanilla, and caramel. Deep ruby in color with a lush mouthfeel and an endless finish, this delicious wine leaves you wanting another glass. Excellent on its own or perfect with grilled meats and barbecue.
GOLD MEDAL - 2022 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Adjacent to an ancient volcanic cinder cone and nestled into the remote eastern edge of High Valley our Volcano Ridge vineyard features steep slopes and strikingly red volcanic soils. The vineyard elevation ranges from 1900 ft. to 2200 ft. Vines struggle in these soils, and the intensity of that struggle is reflected in the layers of complexity and structure, in the concentrated fruit, and in the final expression of Volcano Ridge wines.
Creating wines with both style and finesse using traditional handcrafted techniques is the focus of our winemaking team. The components of Eruption are cared for separately in small lots fermented using native yeast. The wines are then aged in French and American oak barrels (30% New) for 8-10 months before being blended and bottled without filtration.