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2019 FOCUS (3 bottles)

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About the Wine

The 2019 FOCUS expresses the now world-famous potential of Paso Robles to produce the highest quality New World Syrah. For this vintage, we selected the best of the best syrah fruit of the vintage and released only a few hundred cases of this remarkable wine that showcases our ability to craft exceptional wines in a variety of styles.

Tasting Notes

Body

LightMediumFull

Appearance

Bright with dark purple/ruby core and only slightly lighter toward the rim with slow forming moderately stained tears on the glass.

Aroma

Aromatic with ripe black berry, barrel spice and savory cracked pepper, dried herbs, smoky oak with leather and subtle meaty notes.

Palate

Full-bodied, with black berry fruit, red cherry accents, and vanilla on entry, with a markedly savory mid-palate with dried herbs, cracked pepper, leather, smoky oak, and mouth filling, chewy tannins through a long, fresh finish showing lingering black and red fruit, sweet and savory spice with oak and some meaty notes.

Key Features

Appellation

Paso Robles

Fermentation

Stainless steel closed-top tanks with UV43 yeast and twice daily pump overs

Maturation

Barrel aged for 14 months in 100% new French oak

Alcohol

16.1%

SUGGESTED FOOD PAIRINGS

Grilled Pork Chops

The 2019 FOCUS is full, highly textured with ripe fruit and savory elements that makes it a great accompaniment to full flavored meat dishes with garlic and herbs like a BBQ brisket, or pork chops.

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