Our wine tonight is the 2015 Santa Barbara County Red Wine.
Deep purple in color.
Opens nicely with 60 minutes of decanting.
Bursting of fruit on the nose, black cherry, black plum, wild blackberry, and eucalyptus.
Same fruit flavors on the tongue, plum, black cherry, blackberry, spiced rum and coke, fading to a lingering finish of prune, fig, mint, and spice.
Varietals: Syrah, Grenache, Mourvédre, Petite Sirah & Merlot
Winery Escapade scoring on the American Wine Society twenty point scale.
Appearance: 3 Aroma: 5 Taste: 4.5 Aftertaste: 3 Impression: 2
Total: 17.5 – Gold Medal worthy!
Priced at $25 a bottle.
Winemaker: Joey Tensley