Hoop Iron

  • Grape Varietal:  100% Traminette

  • Harvest:  Late October 2021

  • Lot A

    • Vineyard:  Northwest side of Kueka Lake, Finger Lakes

    • Received by Pail Shop Vineyards as: Whole grapes, hand-picked

  • Lot B

    • Vineyard:  West side of Seneca Lake, Finger Lakes

    • Received by Pail Shop Vineyards as: Fresh juice

  • Pre-Fermentation Treatment:   

    • Cold Settled with Lallezyme C-Max enzyme

    Fermentation

  • Vessel: Stainless Steel

  • Temp:  approx. 63 degrees

  • Time: approx. 3 weeks

  • Yeast:  Alchemy I (Anchor Oenology)

  • Yeast Nutrients:  Go Ferm/Fermaid

  • Aging:   Held for nine months “on the lees”