2018 Reserve Syrah
84% Bien Nacido Vineyard, 16% Slide Hill.
27 months in French Oak. 63% New French Oak, 37% 2nd Fill oak
The 2018 Reserve Syrah is a deliciously bold red that sets off with notes of elderberry, black fig, cast iron and charred cedarwood which lead to scents of clove, black pepper and rich leather. This robust wine has wonderfully chewy tannins and was built to last.
25% stem return fermentation
Syrah (Clone 470 & 174)
Serving Recommendation: open after March 1st. Decant 2 hours and serve slight above cellar temperature (55-60F). Aging Potential: 7-10 years.