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2021 Love Saves, Skin-Fermented White Wine, San Benito County
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2021 Love Saves, Skin-Fermented White Wine, San Benito County

“Melt down the guns, we'll build ships to the Stars
We'll rise above conflict and wars
Now dry your eyes, there's still a way
We live for Love

Love Saves the Day”

At Tank, we live for joy and happiness. We live for kindness and compassion. We live for authenticity, creativity, and individuality. Eminently at our core, we believe we are truly human when we live for love. 

We also very much LIVE for orange wine. Harvested in September of 2021, these white grapes from Siletto Vineyard were foot-stomped and aged for 8 months with 100% skin contact and 100% malolactic fermentation in neutral French oak barrels (aka BBLs 😜). As a reminder, orange wine is a white wine made just like red wine, which provides more tannin structure and body than most white wines that don't have skin contact. Siletto houses 34 varieties from 5 unique and organically farmed vineyards, planted in earthquake-shaken gravelly loams along the San Benito River and Tres Pinos Creek in San Benito County. Grapes were first established in the rugged landscape of San Benito County by French and German immigrants in the mid-1800s, shaping much of the wine culture as we know it today. Nearby is California's newly established Pinnacles National Park, an ancient volcano and California Condor habitat.

Love Saves is like eating a shower peach. What is a shower peach, you ask? Exactly as it sounds: the liberating, sensual, and feel-good experience of eating a peach in the shower and forgetting the mess. Without worrying if you’re going to get sticky, just let the juice flow, and the steam enhances the flavor.  The wine itself is super soft, mellow, dry, and packs a fruit punch. Reminiscent of biting into a fruit gusher, you’re in for a tropical fruit explosion of pineapples and mangos intermingled with floral notes of white grapefruit blossoms and chrysanthemum tea. 

We paired Love Saves with our new favorite restaurant in Downtown Napa, Osha Thai. This is the fourth restaurant by chef Lalita Souksamlane, who started with a noodle shop in San Francisco in 1996. Snag a bottle of Love Saves and make reservations here: www.oshathai.com/napa.

Please don't forget to order the tuna tower (Yellow Fin Tuna tartare, mango, avocado, & toasted garlic Sriracha-sesame sauce W/crispy wonton) 🤤

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SKU: 167.21.750.TK.LS.WW
Wine Specs
Vintage
2021
Varietal
White Wine
Appellation
San Benito County
Harvest Date
9/6/2022
Aging
8 months neutral oak
Fermentation
100% Foot-stomped & Skin Fermented
Alcohol %
11.1
Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
Siletto Vineyard, San Benito County
Production Notes
71% Chardonnay, 27% Grenache Blanc, 1% Orange Muscat, 1% Barbera
Food Pairing Notes
Cheese plates, Empanadas and Quesadillas
Production
548 Cases Made
Other Notes
Drink by 2030

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