The 2016 combines the fruit-forward qualities of Yakima Valley Syrah with the freshness and acidity of the Walla Walla hillside vineyards, and the meatiness and funk of the rocks Syrah at SJR Vineyards. This wine was fermented 76% whole cluster partially in Concrete tank, with native yeast.
Black Italian plum, blackberry, dark cherry, violets, seared meat, green peppercorns, black tea & fresh thyme. Plush, approachable tannins that build on the mid-palate. Racy acidity backed finish. Smooth, balanced, and elegant. 100% Syrah, 1,528 cases produced.