2015 Barbera, Lone Meadow Vineyard
Seductively earthy aromas with a hint of dried strawberry, backed up with dark plum and sour cherry. Unpretentious, and everyday-delicious.
Lone Meadow Vineyard
18 months in 25% new Hungarian oak, 75% neutral barrels
open top, whole berry
blackberry, dry leaves, plum, sour cherry, dried strawberry, anise
Ursa Vineyards is the California outpost of Bending Branch Winery, where winemaker Greg Stokes makes both our Ursa collection and the Bending Branch California portfolio.
open-top, whole-berry fermentation
Food Pairing Notes
mushroom and gruyere omelet, angel hair pasta with sage-butter and parmesan, roasted beets with blue cheese, risotto Milanese, vitello tonnato, mesquite-grilled ribeye, beef cheeks braised in Barbera, roasted peppers with anchovies
The foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains embrace about 200 small wineries and more than 6000 acres of vines. Ursa is near Placerville, California.