- Double Gold, 98 points - 2017 California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition
Lifted aromas of black cherry, red plum, savory spice and dusted violet are evident on the nose. The palate combines intensity and freshness, while revealing brushy nuances of bramble berry, wild blueberry, sweet tobacco and cardamom seed. Traces of white peppercorn, soft caramel and crushed clove float upon a vibrant acidity promising a silky, seamless finish.
Enjoy now until 2023
After hand-picking in early October, the fruit was destemmed and fermented in small tanks, with regular pumpovers to aid extraction. In order to let the varietal fruit shine through, the wine was aged in neutral oak barrels with 100% being French oak. Following this mantra further, the wine was left unblended in order to let the Mourvèdre speak as a pure, 100% varietal wine.
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