93 Points - Vinous
91 Points - Wine Enthusiast
A great example of where Cabernet's structure and depth are balanced by Syrah's jammy fruit-forward flavors. This wine offers savory aromas of dark berries, cassis, baking spices and vanilla that intermingle with earthy notes of dried tobacco, cigar box and saddle leather. Notes of dark fruit flavors carry on to the palate, with dark chocolate, vanilla and a hint of black currant.
This blend will pair well with spicy dishes, try with a rosemary & garlic spiced rack of lamb or a spicy grilled steak.
Appellation: Santa Barbara County
Varietal Composition: 60% Syrah, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
Vineyard Source: 100% Camp Four Vineyard (Blocks 4 & 17) located in the Santa Ynez Valley
Harvest Dates: 10/9/17 - 10/23/17
Cooperage: A.P. John, Sirugue
Harvest Brix: 24.4 - 25.7
Acid: 0.539 g/100ml
Production: 504 cases
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