Sans Liege The Offering 2017 Red Rhône Blend, Santa Barbara County
Varietal: 45% Grenache, 33% Syrah, 21% Mourvedre, 1% Viognier
Appellation: Santa Barbara County
Vineyards: Grenache - Santa Barbara Highlands - Alta Mesa and Derby, Syrah -Laetita, White Hawk, Zotovich, Mourvèdre - Alta Colina, Santa Barbara Highlands - Alta Mesa, Derby, Viognier - White Hawk
On aging: 17 months in French Oak. 12% new puncheons, 15% neutral puncheons, 15% new barriques, 25% second fill barriques and 33% neutral barriques.
Production: 2502 cases
Aging potential: 7-9 years
Release date: August 23, 2019
Serving recommendation: Decant 1+ hours, serve slightly above cellar temperature (60F)
Tasting Notes: The early fall breeze brushes through the orchard, bringing with it aromas of red plum, cinnamon bark, cocoa, and freshly oiled leather. The harvest table Is bountiful; friends and family all gather round. Wooden bowls full of green olives and mixed berries are passed as you warm your hands on a rustic mug
filled with anise black tea. You can’t help but smile with gratitude for the season.