Noseful of blackberry, blueberry, olive, soy sauce, and violet. This wine will drink YOU.
Grape variety: Syrah
Appellation: St. Joseph
Region: Northern Rhone
Average Vine Age: 30 years
Farming practices: Prunes to only four bunches of grapes per vine (the norm is between five and seven) which concentrates the vines' growing power and cuts down on the need for green harvests. Organic.
Vinification: low-temperature, native yeast ferment in tank and used barrel.
Aging: Up to 12 months in large 2nd- & 3rd-pass wood