A harmonious blend of 41% Mourvedre, 29% Grenache, 24% Syrah and 6% Petite Sirah evoke aromas of stewed boysenberries, dried raspberry, pipe tobacco, clove and orange zest. A balanced core provides the foundation for nuances of plum preserves, fresh olalliberry, tart cranberry and vanilla candy to dance across the palate. Complex, layered flavors glide atop soft, integrated tannins and a bright acidity highlighting notes of dusted potpourri, black licorice, freshly cut spearmint and a ghost of jasmine incense.
Enjoy now until 2021
Picked throughout September and October, the grapes were fermented into 5-ton open top fermenters and pumped over multiple times per day to achieve maximum extraction. Aged for 22 months in French oak and American oak.During the last 12 months of barrel aging, the blending components were aged together in oak. During the first 10 months they were aged separately by variety.
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