07/08 “THE PROPHETESS”
Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara Highlands, Alta Mesa
21 months in barrel (2007), 9 months in barrel (2008). 44% second year French oak, 56% neutral French oak.
50% whole-cluster fermentation.
This graceful, multi-vintage cuvee displays stylish armomas of rose petals, spiced pear, clove oil, fresh fennel, rhubarb, marzipan and blood orange. “Prophetess” delivers a powerful yet elegant palate with maple glace, lava rock, sweet tea and muddled mint. Undeniably one of the quintessential wines from Sans Liege.
This wine is 56% Syrah (2007) and 44% Mourvedre (2008).
110 cases made.
Decant for 2-3 hours. Aging potential is 7-8 years.