This appealing, southern Rhône blend is Châteauneuf-du-Pape in style, with lush, red fruits and pleasing traces of the estate vineyard’s characteristic dusty tannins. Deep ruby black in color with a violet rim, this wine produces mild aromas of cherry, mocha, cedar and spice. While Mourvedre contributes elegance, structure and lively acidity to the blend – producing flavors of raspberry, roasted coffee and hints of tobacco – the Grenache adds a beautiful peppery note. This is a supple sipper that will go great with spicy Asian pork dishes and other exotic meats.

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Vineyard: Destiny Ridge Vineyard, Horse Heaven Hills
Aged 20 months in 65% new French Oak barrels & 35% neutral French Oak
61% Grenache, 21% Mourvedre, 16% Syrah, 2% Viognier
Release Limited to 222 cases

$45 / 750ml. bottle (Retail)

Jarrod L. Boyle
Winemaker