This is a blend of 84% Petite Sirah, 13% Syrah and 3% Viognier from the home winery of star winemaker Helen Keplinger. Inky purple in color. The nose has boysenberries, graphite, asphalt and some cherries. With air some roasted meats come out. A wonderful lush texture. Firm tannins. This has lots of depth but is still young and tight. It is delicious though. Black raspberries, with underlying char on the palate. Clean. Long finish. This drinks great on its own right now but will need big food. It should continue to improve over the next five to ten years and be good for ten more, at least, after that. Certainly some upside on the score.
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