Pipestone, Derby, Terra Bella
21 months in 100% neutral French oak.
30% whole-cluster fermentation.
An expressive and specific reflection of the Westside Paso Robles' vineyards from which it comes, this Pickpocket Grenache offers a focused nose of black cherry, wet earth and patchouli. Touches of toast, caraway, flint, and licorice accompany a palate rich with blackberry and açai berry and an elongated finish.
100% Grenache (Clones: Grenache Noir, Alban, MRC1)
150 cases made.
Decant for 1-2 hours. Aging potential is 7-8 years.