This blend has alluring aromas of plum, white pepper, herbal spice and chocolate, delivering a medium-bodied wine full of black cherry, rounded tannins and hints of vanilla and cinnamon.
Wine Color: Red
Varietals: 27% Grenache, 46% Syrah, 27% Mourvedre
Appellation: 100% Livermore Valley, San Francisco Bay
Winemaker: Karl D. Wente
Residual Sugar: Dry
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.