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Le P'tit Paysan Cabernet Franc Bayly Ranch
Le P'tit Paysan ( I. Brand )
United States - California - San Benito County

This 100% Cabernet Franc is produced from vineyards located in Tres Pinot Creek, (along San Andreas Fault Line), at only 800 foot elevation. A great locale for Cabernet Franc to exhibit Loire-like structure overlaid with the bright fruit befitting California sunshine.

Specifications
Appellation
San Benito County
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
100% Cabernet Franc
Soil type
rocky alluvial deposits, marine layer off the Monterey Bay, via the Pajaro River gap.
Vinification
Picked at moderate sugars and vinified whole berry (10% whole cluster) with spontaneous yeasts and a 20 day maceration in open top fermenters. Aged 11 months on lees in neutral barrels and puncheons. Naturally bright and low alcohol.
Production
500 (9-liter cases)

Producer Information: Le P'tit Paysan ( I. Brand )

Ian and Heather Brand founded I Brand Family Wines in Central Coast California in 2008. Ian’s first winery job was with Bonny Doon Winery; he then went to work for ...
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