Dana Tanamachi: Chalk Letterer

I came across the work of Brooklyn designer Dana Tanamchi for a post on my personal blog for Faked Potatoes, and was surprised to learn she designed this incredible wine label for Nagging Doubt Wines‘ The Pull with Art Direction by Bernie Hadley-Beauregard & Laurie Millotte of Brandever. I love the use of typography here, classic and hand-crafted.

Fruit for The Pull was selected from several vineyards throughout the Okanagan Valley, including choice locations on the Black Sage Bench, Anarchist Mountain and the Osoyoos east bench. The wine is a Merlot-based blend, with Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec.

The grapes received an extended cold soak, followed by a 20 day vinification to extract colour and tannin. The wine was hand punched daily for gentle handling and extraction of flavours, with 12 months in new and used French and American oak.

Only 100 cases produced in 2010. 2011 Vintage – 200 cases expected, available early Winter, 2013

The QR code on the label even leads you to this very excellent time-lapse video of the label creation.

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