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.
AVERAGE VINE AGE:
Fermented at 85˚F for 12 to 16 days
40% New French Oak & 10% new American Oak
The 2017 vintage in San Luis Obispo was the first following years of drought. The winter rains nourished the soils allowing the vines to product high quality grapes despite hot temperatures near harvest.