2013 Dirt Worshipper™
2013 Dirt Worshipper™
99% Syrah, 1% Roussanne
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— This wine is part of the 2013 Dirt Worshipper Trifecta — 
With the fantastic 2013 vintage, we endeavored on an aging vessel trial with the Dirt Worshipper that took us on a journey that was a little unexpected but provided us with 3 very different and delicious wines. This original version of the 2013 Dirt Worshipper has simply been cellar aged since its original bottling in 2015. 
Also see 2013 Dirt Worshipper Amphora and 2013 Dirt Worshipper 55

2018 Re-release:
Fantastic aromas of violets, cinnamon, damp earth, black olive, and nutmeg.  On the palate, there are elements of cured meats, black walnut white pepper. The tannins are silky and the finish is seamless and long.

Original Release:
As this wine unfolds, the nose is packed with seared blackberries, gardenia, olive tapenade, white pepper and spent campfire. The palate evolves from blueberries and violets to smoked meats and rolling tobacco – changing with every sip you take. The finish lingers like the still of a summer night, becoming denser, richer and more intense as it passes.

Wine Specs
Central Coast
5.7 g/l
Aged for 20 months. 65% in once and twice used barriques, 25% in new French barriques and 10% in new Hungarian barriques.
Foot stomped during 7-day cold soak then feral fermented with twice daily delestages. 3 week total maceration. Fermented with 90% whole clusters.
Bottling Date
January 21, 2015
Alcohol %
Wine Profile
Wine Advocate: 95-98, Vinous: 94-96
Vineyard Notes
35% Estate – Willow Creek District Paso Robles, 30% Bassetti Vineyard – San Luis Obispo County, 15% Boulder Ridge Vineyard – San Luis Obispo County, 10% Duvarita Vineyard – Santa Ynez Valley, 10% Kimsey Vineyard – Ballard Canyon
Other Notes
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