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Sunrise in Afterglow 2020

Stagiaire Wine • 750ml

$34.95

Stagiaire Wine Sunrise in Afterglow. "Because of the fires in 2020 I didnt make red wine. By the end of harvest I was getting pretty tired of just directly pressing grapes for rose, so I took a small risk with this fruit. It was carbonic for 6 or 7 days and then pressed. I had to press longer and harder than I’d have liked due to the thick and hard skins of the grapes from these low yielding vines in a hot sunny region. It fermented in barrel for over a year and was finally settled and finished after about 19 months in barrel. This is a super distinctive wine. Through its aging I was always excited about it even though I didn’t really know where it was going. It looks like a super dark rosato or lightly extracted dark grape with a tinge of brick color from the long elevage. Really rich and aromatic. Cherry chapstick, thin mints, flat coke. I havent had something like this before but its fucking delicious." (source: Stagiaire Wine)

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The Wine: Sunrise in Afterglow 2020

Stagiaire Wine Sunrise in Afterglow. "Because of the fires in 2020 I didnt make red wine. By the end of harvest I was getting pretty tired of just directly pressing grapes for rose, so I took a small risk with this fruit. It was carbonic for 6 or 7 days and then pressed. I had to press longer and harder than I’d have liked due to the thick and hard skins of the grapes from these low yielding vines in a hot sunny region. It fermented in barrel for over a year and was finally settled and finished after about 19 months in barrel. This is a super distinctive wine. Through its aging I was always excited about it even though I didn’t really know where it was going. It looks like a super dark rosato or lightly extracted dark grape with a tinge of brick color from the long elevage. Really rich and aromatic. Cherry chapstick, thin mints, flat coke. I havent had something like this before but its fucking delicious." (source: Stagiaire Wine)

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

 

Shipping & Returns

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If a package gets returned to us after three failed delivery attempts, we can only re-ship the wine upon payment of a re-shipping fee to be determined based on shipping address and number of bottles. Shipping wine is extremely expensive, we are sorry about this, but we have no other choice. Please make sure there's always someone at the address you enter as your shipping address.

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Important COVID Update

UPS and FedEx declared that in order to protect their workers and customers, they no longer require a signature on delivery. This does not mean they will drop a wine box at your door. UPS delivery workers will make sure the person receiving the wine is 21 years or older, and will ask for his/her name - only then do they deliver the package.

Heat damage

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**If delivery is attempted 3 times with no success or if you fail to retrieve your package at the carrier depot by the stated deadline, the shipping fee will not be refunded to the customer.

Returns Policy

If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please contact us at (424) 414-2040 or via e-mail at hello@primalwine.com between 9 am and 5 pm Pacific Standard Time, Monday through Sunday, we would like to understand and try to solve your concerns. We can offer refunds only as store credit.