2011 Small Lot GSM
The GSM blend has alluring aromas of white pepper, dried cherry, pomegranate, cocoa and coffee, delivering a full-bodied wine full of black cherry, bold tannins and a hint of vanilla.
The Syrah was harvested from the Hayes block at our estate vineyard in the Livermore Valley. The Grenache was harvested from the Marina block. The Mourvedre was harvested from the Raboli Block.
All varietals were fermented in small one-ton bins and punched down twice daily.
The Syrah was aged for 17 months in French, American, Eastern European, and neutral oak barrels. The Grenache and Mourvedre were aged for 17 months in French, Hungarian and neutral oak barrels.