Dark in color, this wine delights at first sight and smell with its aromas of dark black fruit, sweet vanilla and smoke. Flavors of red and black fruits mingle with mocha and sweet spices on the pallet. Full-bodied and rich, this wine is soft yet powerful. It is ready to be enjoyed now and will continue to impress in years to come.
September 28, 2016
AVERAGE VINE AGE:
Fermented at 85˚F for 12 to 16 days
40% New French Oak & 10% new American Oak
The 2016 vintage in Paso Robles is celebrated for its long growing season without any heat spikes or weather interruptions, which ensured the grapes ripened to feature their full spectrum of flavors while retaining high acidity.