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Plastic Stars 2020

Stagiaire Wine • 750ml


Stagiaire Wine Plastic Stars Paper Moons is a white natural wine made from 100% Viognier from Cooper Garrod Vineyards in the Santa Cruz mountains over Saratoga, just below the iconic Mount Eden Vineyards. Dry-farmed and organic since planting in 1998 on gravel soils at 800ft. Direct press and aged in neutral oak. Spontaneous fermentation, unfined, unfiltered, no added sulfites.


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The Wine: Plastic Stars Paper Moons 2020

Stagiaire Wine Plastic Stars Paper Moons in the words of winemaker Brent Mayeaux: "Viognier from Cooper Garrod Vineyards in the Santa Cruz mountains over Saratoga just below the iconic Mount Eden Vineyards. Dry-farmed and organic since planting in 1998 on gravel soils at 800ft. Less than an hour from the winery, but I was so exhausted by this point that I couldn't make the drive without pulling over multiple times to stretch my legs and keep from falling asleep. I parked the trailer when I finally arrived and slept for another hour until the sun was up and I started picking with their crew (who were amazing and super nice and we picked the fruit perfectly clean). I pressed a bit harder here because I don't mind more phenolics from varieties like viognier and was hoping to get more of the orange marmalade and florals out of it. Aged in neutral oak. For everyone with a floral fixation. Bottled straight from barrel."

The Producer: Stagiaire Wine

Stagiaire Wine is a project led by soft-spoken talented winemaker Brent Mayeaux. Brent is part of a scene of young winemakers who are changing the face of Santa Cruz Mountains wine region - the other being Ryan Stirm of Stirm Wine Co., Megan Bell of Margins Wine, and James Jelks of Florèz Wines. Brent's dedication, humble attitude, and talent are reflected in his wines, very precise, characterized by a perfectly balanced acidity that brings them to life. A must-try natural wine producer for all those who are willing to explore California every-complex natural wine landscape.

The Region: Santa Cruz Mountains


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