2012 Beautiful Earth
Syrah, Grenache, and Mourvedre from Terra Bella, Shadow Canyon, Luna Matta, and Alta Colina Vineyards complete the Syrah-based Westside Paso Robles blend for Beautiful Earth.
The components of Syrah, Grenache, and Mourvedre were fermented in small open-top bins with 40% whole clusters included. The wine spent 20-25 days on the skins with a combination of pump-over and punch downs. Aged 16 months in a combination of 228 and 265-liter barriques and 500-liter puncheons. 16 months in French Oak, 50% new.
Blueberry, blackberry, smoke, bacon, tellicherry, truffle, coffee, hoisin, cocoa, roasted coffee beans, dark chocolate, leather, long powerful finish.