Top 100: 2010, Rank: 33
Rich, dry and full-bodied, with loamy earth, dried berry, mineral, anise and black licorice flavors that run deep and persistent, layered and concentrated, ending with a long, tight finish. MourvÃ¨dre, Grenache, Syrah and Counoise. Drink now through 2017. 4,200 cases made. 'JL
Author cloudonSite / BlogTrust Rating
Tasted On 06/22/2012
Quite a surprise. I was not expecting such a pleasing array of fruit, tannin, and complexity. Ripe red fruits with some black current and cedar. The mid palate was what hit me the most as it morphed over two days. Some smokey character and maybe pepper. Lovely smooth finish that keep hanging on. I will get more of this.
Author Ilya SSite / BlogTrust Rating
Tasted On 06/14/2012
A remarkable wine, the best at the Paso Robles tasting; noble bouqet, notes of manure, very long aftertastate vibrating in your mouth. Not sure for how it will survive (10+?) but the only wine of the tasting I bought as much as I could find online to explore years down the road.
Author SurgPA05Site / BlogTrust Rating
Tasted On 12/12/2009
Dark garnet red in color with a dark nose of chocolate, plums and crushed rock. Elegant palate is rich and layered with flavors of purple fruit. cedary spice, supple tannins and a long lingering finish
44%Mourvedre, 29% Grenache, 21% Syrah, 6% Counoise
An absolute favorite! I bought three more bottles after tasting this and it is definitely now one of my favorite Rhone Blend/Clones