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2008 “PICKPOCKET”

GRENACHE

2008 “PICKPOCKET”
Wine Specs
Vintage
2008
Appellation
Westside Paso Robles
Vineyard Designation
Pipestone, Derby Westside
Aging
22 months in 100% second year French oak.
Tannin
10/1/2010
Alcohol %
15.9
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Sophisticated and refined, the 2008 pickpocket is Curt’s complex and layered expression of Grenache. A classic, elegant nose of caraway, blood orange, vanilla and sandalwood reveal an earthen, structured palate of boysenberry, beets, fresh dirt and rose petals that seamlessly leads to a lengthy focused finish.
Winemaker Notes
100% Grenache (Clones: Grenache Noir, Alban, MRC1). 25% stem inclusion.
Production
185 cases made.
Other Notes
Decant for 1-2 hours. Aging potential is 6-7 years.