A record-breaking hot vintage led to an early harvest in some of the vineyards in which the fruit is sourced fro the Sinister Hand. The vineyards were closely monitored for optimal sugar levels and ripeness, finishing up harvest around the 3rd week of September. With these varying ripening dates, layers of complexity within each block. The heat rendered beautiful aromas of black pepper, clove and juniper with juicy hints of dried strawberry, pie cherries an fig. Flavors of chocolate, green peppercorn and boysenberry are delicious on the palate, resulting in a full-bodied, mouthcoating Rhone-style blend.
63% Grenache, 16% Syrah, 16% Mourvedre, 5% Cinsault