Santa Barbara County
2015 - in barrel for 32 months, 2016 - in barrel for 20 months.
Syrah- 100% destemmed with 30% stems returned to fermentor, Mourvedre- 100% destemmed
Through the darkness of night you look up to the sky. She opens her leather journal and you smell the peppered venison with boysenberry sauce cooking away on the campfire. The rich aromas of nutmeg, star anise, juniper berries and dried oregano fill the evening air. She traces the stars with her finger and you observe her carefully, wondering what future she will foretell in the stars.
2015: Syrah: BNV BLOCK 49 and Z BLOCK, Laetitia Les Galets Block, White Hawk. 2016: Syrah: Bien Nacido Vineyard BLOCK 490, John Sebastiano. Mourvedre: Santa Barbara Highlands Vineyard, Alta Colina.
2015: SYRAH - 2 - NEUTRAL FRENCH BARRIQUES. 2016: SYRAH - 2 - NEW FRENCH BARRIQUES 2016 MOURVEDRE - 2 NEUTRAL FRENCH BARRIQUES, 1 NEW FRENCH PUNCHEON
85% Syrah, 15% Mourvèdre
Serving Recommendation: Decant 3 hours, serve slightly above cellar temperature (55-60F). Aging Potential: 6-10 years.