60% Cabernet Sauvignon/40% dry-farmed Grenache, from Guadalupe Valley. The grapes were hand harvested and processed artisanally with a hand-cranked destemmer. This wine was fermented using traditional open vat fermentation and aged 18 months in second use French and neutral barrels. Only 100 cases of this vintage were produced.
Earthy forest floor and mushroom balanced with black currant, bittersweet chocolate, cigar box and clove.
Flavors and Textures:
Mouth filling and velvety. Look for Marionberry and blueberry as well as chocolate, leather and a hint of chipotle spice.
Rib eye with blue cheese, Porterhouse steak, Cioppino, Black Mole, Lava cake