Transcendentalist Magnum xvii/xviii/xix
2019 - 9 months in barrel, 2018 - 21 months in barrel, 2017 - 33 months in barrel. 21% New French Barrique, 21% Neutral Hogshead, 33% Neutral French Barrique, 25% Stainless Steel Barrel.
The morning slips away as you hike through the evergreen forest. Scents of bright raspberry, pepper and violets delight you on your journey. Pausing for refreshment you enjoy pomegranate seeds with blood orange slices by a rippling stream. You carefully sketch your surroundings, blowing the pencil dust from your notebook and then continue onward.
Old Potrero, Santa Barbara Highlands, Avenales Ranch, Alta Colina, Zotovich, Laetitia, White Hawk, Derby.
53% Mourvedre, 23% Petite Sirah, 13% Grenache, 11% Syrah.
Serving Recommendations: Decant 1 hour, serve slightly above cellar temperature (55-60F). Aging Potential: 6-8 years.