Blend: 96% Tempranillo, 4% Petit Sirah
Aroma: ripe dark berries and plum with subtle hints of spice
Palate: black cherry and plum compote dominate this juicy palate
About: this medium bodied wine finishes with beautiful soft elegant tannins
This Tempranillo was matured for 18 months. 48% American oak – 2/3 new oak, 1/3 2nd fill barrels. 52% French oak – 1/2 new oak, 1/2 neutral oak. The Petit Sirah for the vintage was exceptionally extracted and a 4% addition to the blend bolstered the wines fruit concentration.