VARIETAL: 100% Cabernet Franc
VINEYARD: Santa Ynez Vineyard
LOCATION: Happy Canyon, Santa Barbara County, CA
TOTAL PRODUCTION: 796 cases
WINEMAKER’S NOTES: KOUKOU Cab Franc – the name so fitting for this style of Cabernet Franc we enjoy making. Fresh, light, chillable and easy to drink. The grapes were brought in and placed whole cluster for 14 days in concrete tank to ferment. Foot stomped in the morning and pumped over in the evening. We gently pressed back into concrete and aged for 10 months.
VITICULTURAL AREA: We love the fruit coming from Santa Ynez Vineyard. Despite the warm days there is a large diurnal shift at night to help keep the natural acidity and freshness of the grapes. Planted mostly on serpentine soils that are composed of loam/clay loam with varying amounts of chert. The vineyard farms consciously and in line with our natural winemaking philosophy - farming the vines organically but they are not certified. Spread the love with our KouKou!
At Broc Cellars, all of our wines are made using spontaneous fermentation, a process that means we only use native yeasts and bacteria that exist on the grapes in order to make wine. We don’t add anything – this includes nutrients, yeast, bacteria, enzymes, tannins or other popular fermentation agents. Sulphur is a naturally occurring element in all wine, the amount found can vary. We add little to no S02, depending on the wine and style.
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