93 Points - Wine Enthusiast
93 Points - Vinous
This dark-ruby GSM blend from Thompson Vineyard – along the Alisos Canyon corridor in Santa Barbara County – is richly pleasing. Aged in large-format puncheons for 20 months, with 22% of the French oak barrels being a year old or more. Drink now through 2025
Appellation: Santa Barbara County
Varietal Composition: 58% Grenache, 22% Mourvedre, 20% Syrah
Vineyard Source: 100% Thompson Vineyard (Blocks 1E, 2A, 1B)
Aging: Aged in large format 500L French oak Puncheons for 20 months, of which 22% new French oak
Cooperage: Atelier Centre, Ermitage, Francois Freres
Harvest Brix: 23.8 - 26.6
Acid: 0.564 g/100ml
Production: 253 cases
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