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2018 Estate Red

2018 Estate Red

Our Estate features high elevation, dynamic, diverse terrains, and extraordinarily steep hillsides, which yield a wine rife with complexities and balance.  Ample north and east-facing vine exposures ensure that our ripe California fruit flavors are driven by mouthwatering freshness.

VINIFICATION

40% whole cluster fermented in concrete tanks and small, open-top bins, spending between 20-44 days on skins, with a combination of pump-overs and punch-downs during cold soak and fermentation. Syrah aged 20 months in new 350-liter cognacs and 265-liter barriques, Grenache and Mourvedre aged 20 months in neutral 500-liter puncheons, and 350-liter cognacs.

TASTING NOTES

Aromatics: Boysenberry, lavender, caramelized blueberries, chalky mineral, sweet olive, candied violet.  Palate: Focused, fleshy, and energetic with flavors of sweet spice, dark berry, and cherry liqueur. Long and sleek, with firm but polished tannin.

94 points, Vinous
93 points, Wine Spectator

Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
50% Syrah, 48% Grenache, 2% Mourvèdre
Appellation
Paso Robles
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SKU: 18ER
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