2006/2007/2008 NON-VINTAGE RED WINE
Santa Barbara Highlands, Zotovich, Derby, Tierra Alta, Pipestone
9 months (2008), 21 months (2007), 31 months (2006) in barrel. Aged in 12% new American oak, 88% neutral French oak.
15% whole-cluster fermentation.
A blend of three vintages and several of the Central Coasts’ best vineyards, this wine transcends space and time to deliver a profound profile of black tea, pomegranate, and ripe cherry, along with serrano pepper, toasted oats and strawberry coulis. Nuances of lemon pepper, tar, and sandalwood accent the plush and lingering finish.
37% Grenache, 33% Mourvedre, 30% Syrah
900 bottles made (magnum format only).
Splash decant with friends. Aging potential is 3-4 years.