Straight from the field comes this 2010 Field Stone Baco from Hudson-Chatham Winery.
“I sent my sons to ride around the farm and let them drive the farm truck. We got river stones from around the farm, scrubbed them with brand new scrub brushes and fresh water. We put those in the tank. Then I had some limbs from a local oak tree that had fallen years ago milled at a local wood mill, and then kiln dried. And we put some of that in. And we let it sit for four months and change.
I found aromas of earth, mint and black cherry filled the glass with light hints of minerality and oak. I would think that would come from the field stones and the tree. To bad he didn’t name the tree. (something like Fred)
The palate was filled with plum, black fruit, mid palate of cherry vanilla with a black peppercorn on the finish.
Kudos to Carlo, you didn’t ruin $7000 worth of wine. It’s quite tasty and I enjoyed it!