- 100% Syrah
- Sonoma County
- 0.60 g/100ml
Three clones of Syrah (1, 174, 877) from three distinctive benchland and steeply terraced hillside blocks at Michel-Schlumberger Vineyard in Dry Creek Valley. By blending these lots, we have created a dark Syrah with layers of richly structured flavor.
Harvest: Sept 26th to Oct 21st
Fermentation: Crushed into small open top fermenters and cold-soaked for two days, the must was inoculated and fermented on the skins for two weeks to develop full rich flavor and structure.
Cooperage / Aging: The wine was aged for 23 months in French oak barrels.
Bottling Date: September 16, 2015
Color: Dark ruby
Aromas: Dark plum, black cherry
Palate: Rich flavors of dark plum and cherry