Depth, balance and freshness: every detail is carefully considered to reveal the potential of this rare vineyard, and gracefully highlight its unique character.
The first vintage of PYM-RAE stays true to the spirit of the Tesseron family, and is both the culmination of a long journey as well as the beginning of a new adventure.
APPELLATION: Mount Vader, Napa valley
OWNERS: Tesseron Family
ESTATE MANAGER: Thomas Comme
WINEMAKING CONSULTANT: Michel Rolland
HARVEST: Hand-picked into small crates
GRAPE RECEPTION: Manual by gravity
VINIFICATION: Round concrete tanks of 264 gallons
AGING: 70% in new French oak barrels
30% in concrete tanks
TIME IN OAK: 16 months