Wonderwerk Co.

Wonderwerk x Mas Vino Please Chismosa 2023

$27
$27

The wine blend consists of 31% Montepulciano, 31% Pinot Gris, 30% Gewurztraminer, 4% Mourvedre, and 4% Syrah. The Montepulciano undergoes carbonic maceration. The Gewurztraminer and Pinot Gris are skin fermented for two weeks. The Syrah and Mourvedre are co-fermented and then aged in neutral oak for seven months. Afterward, it is infused with steam-distilled organic Rose Geranium hydrosol and bottled with a Champagne starter to add effervescence.

Wine Type:, Red
Wine Style:, Light Body
Farming:, Organic
Vintage:, 2023
Alcohol:, 10%
Country:, United States
Region:, California
Appellation:, NA
Bottle Size:, 750ml

Food Pairing:

Grilled salmon.

 

Producer profile

Wonderwerk Co.

Wonderwerk, also known as House of Fermentation, is the creation of Issamu Kamide and Andrew Lardy, two high school friends from Virginia who embarked on a journey of innovative fermentation. Based in Los Angeles and Gilroy, they craft what they describe as supernatural wines, sourcing grapes from various locations across California. Issamu and Andrew are hands-on in their approach, personally involved in every step of the winemaking process, including bottling with their own hands.

Their philosophy balances low-intervention techniques with high-innovation ideas, often resulting in collaborative and unconventional wines. The inception of Wonderwerk traces back to a memorable night on a disco dancefloor, capturing the spirit of continuous celebration and creativity. Today, their wines are a reflection of this journey, inviting enthusiasts to join in the adventure. Wonderwerk encourages a mindset of openness and enjoyment, promising a unique experience that aligns with their vibrant and innovative approach to winemaking.

Wine region

California, United States

California is a prominent wine-producing state in the United States. It is characterized by a wide variety of climates and geographical features conducive to viticulture. The state encompasses several well-known wine regions with distinct climatic conditions and grape varietals.

Napa Valley is one of the most famous wine regions globally and is located north of San Francisco. It is renowned for its Cabernet Sauvignon, produced in a climate moderated by fog from San Pablo Bay. The region also grows Merlot, Chardonnay, and other varietals. Napa Valley features diverse soils, including volcanic and sedimentary, contributing to its wines' robust flavors.

Sonoma County neighbors Napa Valley and is more extensive and diverse. It has a cooler climate due to its proximity to the Pacific Ocean, making it ideal for Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel. Sonoma County is known for its varied terroirs, from the cool Sonoma Coast to the warmer Sonoma Valley.

Central Coast spans from San Francisco Bay to Santa Barbara County and includes several smaller AVAs (American Viticultural Areas). This region produces a wide array of grapes, benefiting from a long growing season influenced by coastal breezes. Notable sub-regions include Paso Robles, known for robust red wines like Syrah and Zinfandel, and Monterey County, where cooler climate varietals like Chardonnay and Pinot Noir thrive.

Sierra Foothills, located east of Sacramento, rises from the valley into the mountains of the Sierra Nevada. This region, known historically for its role during the California Gold Rush, produces wine from old vine Zinfandel and increasingly notable Rhône varietals. The higher elevation results in significant diurnal temperature variation, which preserves acidity and enhances flavor complexity in the grapes.

Lodi is in the Central Valley, south of Sacramento, and benefits from a Mediterranean climate. It is known for its old vine Zinfandel, with some vines dating back to the late 19th century. Lodi's sandy soils provide good drainage and are resistant to phylloxera, contributing to the health and longevity of its vines.

Mendocino County is north of Sonoma and has a cooler maritime climate. It is recognized for organic and sustainable viticulture, focusing on Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Sauvignon. The region's Anderson Valley benefits from coastal fog and cool temperatures that extend the growing season.

Each of these regions contributes to California's reputation as a versatile and high-quality wine-producing area, committed to tradition and innovative practices in viticulture and enology.

Frequently asked question

We will process and ship your order in 2-3 business days, you will receive a shipping confirmation email with tracking as soon as the Carrier scans the shipping label.

Ground shipping time depends on location, here's a breakdown:

West Coast: 1-2 business days
Midwest: 3-4 business days
East Coast: 5 business days

Process time is not shipping time. Shipping time starts from the days successive to the day of shipping, after the order has been processed.

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Signature on delivery is mandatory for wine deliveries. Please make sure someone is at the shipping address to sign for the package.

If applicable, please consider delivering the package to a business address to ensure someone is available to sign for the package.

We also have the option of delivering the package to a Carrier's store for pickup. Please reach out to us to coordinate.

Carrier will try to delivery a package up to three times before returning the package to us.

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If you miss a delivery and a package gets returned to us we have two options:

1) Reship the package right away: due to the very high cost of shipping and returns, we must charge a re-shipping fee to be determined based on package size and shipping destination.

2) Consolidate the returned package with your next order: this option is free of charge and it's the most popular option.

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What is natural wine?

What is natural wine?

Natural wine is a type of wine made in small batches from hand-harvested organic or biodynamic grapes with minimal intervention in the cellar.
What is Biodynamics?

What is Biodynamics?

Biodynamic wine is wine made with grapes farmed biodynamically. Biodynamic farming is a holistic approach to farming.
What is organic wine?

What is organic wine?

Organic wine is made with grapes farmed organically. Organic farming is a type of farming alternative to conventional farming.
What is vegan wine?

What is vegan wine?

Vegan wine is wine made without using animal products during the fining phase of the clarification process. Before wine is bottled it is usually clarified.