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2019 SAVANT 1.5L

A captivating blend of Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon

$115


Retail

$92


Wine Society

About the Wine

A unique blend that combines the distinctive characteristics of syrah and cabernet sauvignon, the two most highly regarded red grape varieties grown in Paso Robles. The 2019 SAVANT exhibits the depth and complexity that Paso is famous for, while still displaying the elegant, food-friendly JUSTIN style. Rich, with full ripe black fruit, spice, and smoky, meaty elements, it’s a wine that lovers of bold wines will love, while still being classy enough to display exquisite table manners, pairing well with a wide variety of food.

Tasting Notes

Varietal Composition

  • % Syrah
  • % Cabernet Sauvignon

Body

LightMediumFull

Appearance

Bright, deep purple/ruby core, and lighter at the rim with moderate, slightly stained tears on the glass.

Aroma

Robust aromas of boysenberry, black cherry, and plum with dried herbs, black pepper, baking spice, leather, camphor, and oak.

Palate

Full-bodied, with ripe blackberry, pluot, and mixed cherries with cinnamon, black pepper, and tanned leather on the entry. Robustly textured tannins lead to a midpalate featuring smoked tea leaves and savory meats. The long and balanced finish is dominated by the lasting flavors of dried cranberry, camphor, and baking spices.

Key Features

Appellation

Paso Robles

Fermentation

Stainless steel open- and closed-top tanks with UV43 yeast and twice-daily pump-overs/punch downs

Maturation

Barrel aged for 21 months in 48% new French oak

Alcohol

15.5%

SUGGESTED FOOD PAIRINGS

Grilled Salmon

The 2019 SAVANT is a mouth-filling, bold wine with a balanced combination of ripe fruit and savory elements which will pair well with dishes like grilled hanger steak with chimichurri sauce, game meats such as venison and wild boar, or grilled salmon.

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