2021 SAVANT 1.5L
A captivating blend of Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon
About the Wine
A unique blend that combines the distinct characteristics of syrah and cabernet sauvignon, the two most highly regarded red grape varieties grown in Paso Robles. The 2021 SAVANT exhibits the depth and complexity that Paso is famous for, while highlighting JUSTIN’s elegant and food-friendly style. Rich, with notes of ripe black fruit, spice, and smoky, meaty elements, it’s a blend that’s perfect for bold wine lovers, and displays exquisite table manners, pairing well with a wide variety of dishes.
- % Syrah
- % Cabernet Sauvignon
Bright with a purple/ruby core that lightens at the rim, with thick, heavy, moderately stained tears on the glass.
Aromatic with ripe fruit aromas of black plum, dried fig, and blackcurrant, leading into barrel aging notes of vanilla, cigar box, cinnamon, and clove. Additional hints of lilac blossoms and camphor add complexity.
Full-bodied with ripe black cherry, boysenberry, and black olive flavors on the entry that transition into savory notes of dried leaves, herbes de Provence, and cured meat with persistent well-integrated tannins. The long finish is highlighted by smooth, balanced fruit with barrel spice, smoky black tea, and toasted oak flavors.
Stainless steel open- and closed-top tanks with UV43 yeast and twice-daily mixing
Barrel-aged for 21 months in 50% French oak
SUGGESTED FOOD PAIRINGS
Both fruit-forward and savory, the 2021 SAVANT is an ideal pairing for dishes such as grilled hanger steak with chimichurri sauce, game meats such as venison and wild boar, or grilled salmon.