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Estate & Experiment: A Symbiotic Balance

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Intention & Curiosity

One of wine’s most compelling qualities is its nature as a concise, physical, drinkable embodiment of an infinite set of factors, in which each variable is itself a complex collision between nature’s wildness and the measure of human control. The practice of focusing on where one of those variables might lead is the process of intention and experimentation.

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Creativity & Consistency

Our estate wines are, season by season, a deep and exacting record of our terroir. The Experiment wines are a more ephemeral response to the limitless complexities of grapegrowing and winemaking. In this way, the two wines go hand-in-hand, wines of place and wines of concept, each illuminating the other.

Solid and grounded, OVID is the body; Fluid and seeking, Experiment the mind. OVID speaks to a constant – the earth – while Experiment manifests the inescapable nature of change and variability. In this way, the two embody the famous paradox noted by Ovid: “everything changes, but nothing is truly lost.”

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We produce four distinct red wine bottlings from our fifteen acre estate vineyard

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Experiment Wines

Experimentation is critical in our toolbox of discovery, which we deploy in service of learning but also in the spirit in which a jazz musician improvises, in pursuit of beauty and delight. Similarly, great winemaking is constant experimentation, endless curiosity and always drawing a conclusion that informs the next question.

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