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07/08 “THE PROPHETESS”

RED WINE

07/08 “THE PROPHETESS”
Wine Specs
Appellation
Santa Barbara County
Vineyard Designation
Santa Barbara Highlands, Alta Mesa
Aging
21 months in barrel (2007), 9 months in barrel (2008). 44% second year French oak, 56% neutral French oak.
Fermentation
50% whole-cluster fermentation.
Release Date
4/5/2010
Alcohol %
15.6
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
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.
Winemaker Notes
This wine is 56% Syrah (2007) and 44% Mourvedre (2008).
Production
110 cases made.
Other Notes
Decant for 2-3 hours. Aging potential is 7-8 years.