Justice Grace Vineyards

Taste the Life Within...

 
Soul of Wine, Justice Grace Vineyards
 

Taste The Life Within...

Great Wine begins with Great Vineyards

Our ethos and practice is grounded in a reverence for the Life that actually creates the wine, within the vineyard, winery & barrel. Our fundamental question is how best to allow the truest, natural expression of the grapes & life within, each distinct growing year.

The Art of Simplicity

Most of what we do, is step aside and allow, listen and observe. Above all else, we respect the native life and do as little as possible to disrupt what they create together.

We use our hands, skills, and intuition to strive towards our ideals, always guided by the Life Within.

Wine Ingredient Labeling

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Our back labels (label space permitting) transparently list ingredients found in the wine.

If we make any additions to the grapes, they are limited to:

Water: (Reds only) long periods of barrel aging, and water evaporation from barrel, can take it too far away from the true expression of the grapes at harvest. We would prefer to eliminate this effect if too pronounced

Yeast nutrients: (Reds only) certified organic, used only in micro dosage,  in rare cases when sulfide expression during peak fermentation does not subside on its own

Sulphur Dioxide: Preference is to make without any addition, but while some wines have allowed this through their evolution, most do not

"Removals": Our wines are heavy in lees. Vast majority of wines not racked. But if they are, yes, there are some elements lost in sediment left behind. Never fined/ filtered.

Special Wines, from Special Vineyards.
For real.

 
 

Our Wines:

Our wines are made with the specific intent of having the character of:

  • Old and New World wines together
  • Tension between Sweet & Savory notes
  • Crafted for Food, and ageworthy
  • Honoring the Life within...

We create wines of distinction -- not safety or sameness...