From the first swirl, the aromas are tantalizing. A big spicy opening leads to white pepper, licorice, pencil lead shavings and paprika sustained by a cloud of fresh blackberry juice. The flavors are complex and showcase the perfect balance of fruit and spice with blackberry juice and black licorice being the frontrunners. The wine has tenacity and verve as it bounces off the palate with great freshness. Integrated nicely with French Oak, this is a wine that will continue to age nicely, growing more complex and softening with time.

VARIETAL
87% Cabernet Sauvignon
11% Malbec
2% Petite Sirah

COOPERAGE
18 Months French Oak

ALCOHOL
14.2%

PRODUCTION
1,250 Cases

SRP
$35

90 Points - Wine Advocate

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