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Skin Fermented - 'Orange' Wines

 

We are pleased to introduce our first, 1 barrel lot (25 cases) of Grenache Gris from our Estate Farm, the Daenen Block. Grenache Gris is the rare grey skinned relative of Grenache. Our vineyard is 100% hand farmed by us with no tractors or tilling, planted in a rare, dense 3 feet x 3 feet spacing. Our 3rd grey skin variety, fermented on the skins for 5 days for a light handed orange wine, savory and approachable.

 

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SKU: 2021 Grenache Gris
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A unique wine from an obscure grey skinned grape, originally from the Jura.  The grapes are the only planting in CA, from a 40 year old vineyard in the Russian River Valley. Fermented with native yeast on the skins for five days to extract color, flavor and texture, then aged in neutral barrels for 8 months.  Similar to the 2017 thru 2020 releases, this vintage is destemmed, allowing a fresh and vibrant expression.  

 

 

 

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SKU: AW21TGF
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A VERY special, very limited, 5 year vertical of Centime, our light style orange wine from white Rhone grapes.

  • 2012 Centime - Our second vintage, only 12 cases made. Orange Grenache Blanc from Santa Ynez
  • 2016 Centime - orange Grenache Blanc from Santa Ynez
  • 2017 Centime - orange Grenache Blanc from Russian River.
  • 2018 Centime - orange Vermentino from Lodi. Our first orange wine from this varietal.
  • 2019 Centime - our second vintage of Vermentino from Lodi.
  • Complimentary! 2021 Natty Pets - 2 cans of our Sparkling orange and white wine. Blend of skin-fermented Picpoul, stainless steel Picpoul & Grenache Blanc.
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SKU: Orange Wines vertical

Its back, in our new slim can, 250 ml (aka 1/3 of a bottle) size.

Enjoy this unique blend of orange and white wine, 65% Picpoul, 35% grenache blanc, 30% from our orange wine "Centime."

Enjoy this 10.5% alc, tongue tickling summer treat. Perfect for the beach, picnic, or anywhere you're headed off to.

Stock up and save, on our special case offer at 20% off! Minimum 2 cans per order to ship. Feel free to combine with bottles!

 

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SKU: 2021 Natty Single
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Who says orange wines have to be tannic and/or oxidized? This is a gentler, more approachable orange wine. 

Centime, France's original penny, is Two Shepherds' small annual production of skin fermented Rhone white wines, known as orange wine, because of the color the skin contact gives. The 2016 release is 100% Grenache Blanc from Santa Ynez, our final release from this AVA. 60 cases crafted

 

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SKU: AW16CENSL

Who says orange wines have to be tannic and/or oxidized? This is a gentler, more approachable orange wine. 

Centime, France's original penny, is Two Shepherds' small annual production of skin fermented Rhone white wines, known as orange wine, because of the color the skin contact gives. The 2017 release is 100% Grenache Blanc from the Russian River Valley, Sonoma. This is our final release of Centime as Grenache Blanc, with the switch to Vermentino for 2018 onwards. 

 4 barrels, 100 cases crafted. 11.8% alc

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SKU: AW17CENSL
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“Centime”, France's original copper penny, is the name of our full skin contact series. This vintage marks our first Vermentino orange wine.  The grapes are destemmed and fermented on the skins for 10 days, aged in neutral oak 10 months. This is a non traditional orange wine, at 10.3% alc, light and fresh, textural. A great introduction to the orange wine movement.. 50 cases made.

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SKU: AW18CLFF

“Centime” harkens back to France's copper penny, and celebrates our full skin-contact series (aka orange wine). The grapes are destemmed and fermented on the skins for 10 days, then aged in neutral oak 10 months. This is a non-traditional orange wine, and at 11.3% alc, is light and fresh, while still textural. If you've always been curious about orange wines, but not a fan of oxidized wines, this is a great introduction to the style! 70 cases made.

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SKU: AW19CLFF
 

Rosé returns after a hiatus, with our first ever rosé of Mourvedre, a wine we enjoy greatly when done well, but had not yet tried our hand at it. Suffice to say we are in love, and plan to repeat.

Fermented with native yeast, aged 75% stainless steel, 25% neutral barrel. A fresh, vibrant wine that can be enjoyed all year long, its a fresh mouthwatering treat now, and will reward cellaring through the year as well. 10.7% alc,  200 cases crafted.

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SKU: AW21rose

Very limited!

For our upcoming July 16th vertical tasting at the winery, we are offering a limited number of these bottles which we have dug out of storage, after waiting years for this event. The wine is pristine, beautiful, and still youthful... we have consumed several to make sure!
 

Centime, France's original penny, is Two Shepherds' small annual production of skin fermented Rhone white wines, known as orange wine, because of the color the skin contact gives. This is a special 1/2 barrel, 12 case lot, from the exact same lot as the regular 2012 Grenache Blanc, but vinified like a red wine, and very different flavor profile. This wine was crushed and fermented on the skins for 12 days until dry, exactly like a red wine, then very lightly pressed by hand to a 30 gallon 1/2 neutral barrel, where it aged for 10 months.


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/ 2012 CENTIME SARLOOS SANTA YNEZ
SKU: 12CENSR