Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Sirah, Petit Verdot
The summer weather was typical and warm, with two significant heat spikes in August that spurred into action an already early-trending harvest. The grape quality was consistently high, without the harsh tannins that are typical in drought years, and all of the 2015 grapes were picked well before the weather began to feel seasonably fall-like and rainy.
20 months in French oak
A perfumed nose of black currant, blackberries, and black pepper. On the palate the wine is an alluring mix of dark chocolate, juicy blackberries, and black olives, mingling with broad and dense tannins.