Black cherry cola color; a sensual buffet of aromatics that includes black fruit compote. White hot charcoal, wood embers and roasted Herbes de Provence, shitake mushrooms and soy sauce.
Alta Colina Vineyard in Paso Robles is a great hillside vineyard that produced fruit with a real Rhône feel. At 1700 feet, the 55 degree slopes are stressed well producing a deep, dark wine, that like a wild animal, you try to tame.
100% whole cluster, de-stemmed, not crushed, open top fermenters, punch downs 5 x day and foot stomped
Mourvèdre is one of Jeff's passion. It is dark, gamey, earthy, funky, and just purely intoxicating. This grape produces the truffles of wine.