TASTING NOTES: This bold wine abounds with fruit and spice from start to finish. It is full bodied with a big voluptuous palate balancing spicy tannins, sweet fruit and vanilla flavors.
WINEMAKING NOTES: 100% Syrah. We picked these grapes relatively late in the 2018 harvest, to maximize richness in the fruit, and fermented the wine relatively hot to enhance viscosity in the wine for a fuller mouthfeel.
AGING: Aged in medium plus American oak for 18 months, with the oak contributing vanilla, brown sugar and baking spice notes.
FOOD PAIRING: Pairs easily with a variety of rich meat dishes, strong and aged cheeses. We recommend steak and other grilled meats, duck with plum sauce, pork medallions or pulled pork with spices like star anise. Blue and aged cheeses will stand up well in a pairing.
ACCOLADES: Silver Medals, Foothill Wine Fest & Orange County Fair
126 cases produced