This GSM blend has alluring aromas of cinnamon, chocolate and spice, delivering a medium-bodied wine full of bright cherry, rounded tannins and a hint of vanilla.
Wine Color: Red
Varietals: 34% Grenache, 33% Syrah, 33% Mourvedre
Appellation: 100% Livermore Valley, San Francisco Bay
Winemaker: Karl D. Wente
Acid: 0.57 g/100 mL
Residual Sugar: 0.04% RS
The Mourvedre was harvested from the Raboli Block Vineyard, the Syrah from the Silva block, and the Grenache from the Marina block.
All varietals were fermented in stainless steel tank and pumped over twice daily.
The Grenache and Mourvedre were aged for 12 months in neutral oak. The Syrah was aged for 15 months in French, American, Eastern European, and neutral oak.