This is made from a Biodynamic vineyard from Rhone styles grapes.  It is a blend of Syrah, Mourvedre, Grenache and Zinfandel.  It retails for around $45.  This was tasted over two days and significantly more open and better on Day 2.  It is young and in need of a good decant or more cellaring.  That said, it is very nice now.  Purple in color.  On the nose, there is boysenberry, black cherries, some black pepper and coffee grounds.  On the palate, this is concentrated but not a big wine.  Boysenberry and black cherry fruit.  Underlying peppery-ness and smoke.  Some medium tannins.  Good acidity.  Nice finish.  This will work better with food (something not all that common with California Syrahs).  It will especially work well with spicy foods.  Some upside over the next few years and then be good for another decade.  

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
92
Vintage: 
2014

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