97% Syrah, 2% Roussanne, 1% Viognier
An explosion of violets, black olives, plums, white pepper, and forest floor are a stunning introduction to this hedonistic beast. Flavors of seared ribeye, menthol, rolling tobacco, and blueberry dance around on the visceral palate. The mid-palate offers profound depth and power, but brightens as it evolves into a graceful and extraordinarily long finish.
Aged for 19 months in 47% new oak, and 53% neutral oak barriques
Once daily delestages with ice during 5-day cold soak, then feral fermented with twice daily delestages. 3 -week total maceration. 26% whole cluster. Unfiltered.
May 30, 2019
38% Estate – Willow Creek District, Paso Robles, 23% Bassetti – SLO County, 19% Duvarita – Santa Ynez Valley, 11% Slide Hill – Edna Valley, 9% Stolo – SLO County.
1023 cases produced
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