Spring 2021
New Releases
Great wines are made in the vineyard, but they’re also made by people. As I begin my 15th harvest working with fruit from this vineyard, and Aron his 17th year farming it, we know that mother nature will bring us plenty of challenges. We will worry, take action (or not), and then produce the best wines that represent this place and time. We are so happy to share them with you! - Anthony Yount (Winemaker)
2018 Gold Digger
Offering a juxtaposition between floral and savory elements, the 2018 Gold Digger opens with aromas of rose petal, black truffle, lavender, cinnamon, and dried straw.
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The palate is juicy and complex with red licorice, grilled herbs, Marcona almonds, and exotic spice flavors. This elegant wine closes with silky, suave tannins and a pleasing botanical finish. This is will be an incredibly versatile wine at the dinner table. Wine Advocate: 95

Blend: 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc
Vineyard: 100% Estate – 60% Willow Creek District, 40% Adelaida District
Fermentation: 5-day cold soak with twice daily pump-overs. 10-day native fermentation with a mix of delestages and pump-overs for cap management. 15-day total maceration. Fermented 100% Destemmed.
Cooperage and Elevage: Aged for 23 months in 225L French oak barriques: 90% used, 10% new French oak.
Alc: 14.9% pH: 3.50 TA: 6.6 g/l
Bottling Date: 8/19/20. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Cases Produced: 269
Price: Comus $63.75 Siren $67.50 D2 $67.50

2018 Ditch Digger
Highly perfumed and brightly pitched, the 2018 Ditch Digger serves up black raspberry, potpourri, tamarind and chaparral aromas.
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The palate is packed with flavors of boysenberry, smoked paprika, nutmeg and cardamom. The impressively long finish is framed by supple and slow building tannins. Open this up a few hours before enjoying. Wine Advocate: 95 | Vinous: 95 | Wine Enthusiast: 95 | Vinepair: 94

Blend: 45 % Grenache, 20% Mourvèdre, 20% Syrah, 5% Cinsaut, 5% Counoise, 5% Graciano
Vineyard: 100% Estate – Willow Creek District Paso Robles.
Fermentation: 7-day cold soak with twice daily pump-overs. 10-day native fermentation with a mix of delestages and pump-overs for cap management. 17-day total maceration. Fermented 31% whole cluster.
Cooperage and Elevage: Aged for 20 months in 85% used 500L and 600L barrels, and 15% concrete tank.
Alc: 14.6% pH: 3.74 TA: 5.6 g/l
Bottling Date: 5/12/20. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Cases Produced: 1076
Price: Comus $68 Siren $72 D2 $72

2019 Theresa
The 2019 Theresa is a wine of great purity, showcasing lemon curd, flint, honeydew melon, and kiwi aromas.
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The palate is full of butterscotch, toasted brioche, yuzu and mint flavors that evolve into a round, yet incredibly precise finish. Pair it with white fish or freshly shucked oysters.

Blend: 40% Roussanne, 20% Vermentino, 15% Grenache Blanc, 15% Marsanne, 5% Picpoul, 5% Clairette Blanche
Vineyard: 100% Estate – Willow Creek District Paso Robles.
Fermentation: Whole cluster pressed into settling tank for 24 hours of clarification, then racked to barrels and tanks for long, slow, native ferment. Malolactic fermentation complete.
Cooperage and Elevage: Aged for 15 months in 80% 500L and 320L used barrels and 20% concrete tank.
Alc: 14.1% pH: 3.56 TA: 5.4 g/l
Bottling Date: 12/10/20. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Cases Produced: 615
Price: Comus $42.50 Siren $45 D2 $45

2019 Zinfandel
The incredibly complex 2019 Zinfandel shows off intense aromas of Bing cherry, wet stones, black pepper and dried bay.
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The palate is driving, with flavors of raspberry, lemon zest, clove and Castelvetrano olives. The finish is chalky with abundant freshness and a beautiful lingering spice. This is the perfect wine for your backyard BBQ.

Blend: 88% Zinfandel, 12% Graciano
Vineyard: 100% Estate – Willow Creek District Paso Robles.
Fermentation: 5-day cold soak with twice daily pump-overs. 10-day native fermentation with a mix of delestages and pump-overs for cap management. 15-day total maceration. Fermented 33% Whole Cluster.
Cooperage and Elevage: Aged for 15 months in 500L Hungarian oak barrels. 40% new.
Alc: 14.6% pH: 3.71 TA: 5.7 g/l
Bottling Date: 12/10/20. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Cases Produced: 447
Price: Comus $59.50 Siren $63 D2 $63

2018 Mother of Exiles
Brooding and powerful, the 2018 Mother of Exiles struts aromas of violet, iodine, sandalwood, blackberry and leather.
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The dense and chewy palate offers flavors of steeped figs, graphite, cassis, and espresso. The finish is rich and chewy, but surprisingly fresh with lingering acidity and round, polished tannins. This will benefit from a few years in the cellar or decanting. Wine Advocate: 94

Blend: 68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Petit Verdot, 6% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc
Vineyard: 100% Estate, 96% Willow Creek District, 4% Adelaida District
Fermentation: 6-day cold soak with twice daily pump-overs. 8-day native fermentation with a mix of delestages and pump-overs for cap management. 14-day total maceration. Fermented 100% Destemmed.
Cooperage and Elevage: Aged for 23 months in 75% new French oak and 25% used oak 225L barrels.
Alc: 14.4% pH: 3.62 TA: 6.2 g/l
Bottling Date: 8/20/20. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Cases Produced: 1210
Price: Comus $68 Siren $72 D2 $72