Gold Medal - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2012
According to Wine Spectator-Offers a mix of dried dark berry, road tar, graphite and roasted herb. Full-bodied, well-structured and appealing now. Grenache, Mourvèdre and Syrah. Drink now through 2017. 2,858 cases made.
According to Wine Enthusiast - This is a classic California interpretation of a southern Rhône-style blend. It’s a good wine, smooth and pleasant if not particularly complex, offering rich flavors of cherry, cherry liqueur, cola, mocha, bacon and white pepper.
Winemakers Notes - Each grape adds its own nuance: Grenache adds rich raspberry flavors; Mourvèdre brings notes of blueberry and pepper; and Syrah, flavors of blackberry and ripe tannins. These layers of flavor enable this wine to pair with a wide variety of foods from mushroom pizza to rosemary crusted leg of lamb. You can enjoy this wine now or cellar for the next five to seven years.