Always a centerpiece of the Spring Release, the 2021 Lulu is a stunner. The tiny crops of 2021 meant that there is an extra degree of concentration in this wine. Also, because vines were struggling due to drought so much in Contra Costa County, we opted to pick some of our best Mataro/Mourvedre parcels (all of Pato, some Evangelho, etc.) at lower sugars for rose to take stress off of vines already doing some hard duty. Though the wine is, as always, based around old vine Mataro, we were also finally able to secure some great looking Cinsault and Grenache from a vineyard in northern Dry Creek that adds beautiful top note and perfume. All in all, one of the most complete Lulus we have made. I can speak from experience: this is dangerous stuff; the first few bottles we have opened have disappeared a little more quickly than expected!| Morgan Twain Peterson for Bedrock Wine Co.