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2012 Kenefick Ranch Syrah
Region: 100% Estate Grown in the Calistoga AVA of the Napa Valley
Volume: 100 Cases
Composition: 85% Syrah, 15% Merlot
Average Tons/Acre: 2.8
Average Brix: 28.1
Hand Harvested: 10/7/12
Wood: 10% Once Used French Oak, 90% Neutral French Oak
Coopers: Meyrieux Barrels
Fermentation: 3 Day Cold Soak, Punched Down Twice per Day, 17 Day Fermentation
Bottled: June 7, 2014
Barrel Aged: 18 months
Bottle Aged: 2 years
TA: 5.9 g/L
Savory notes covered in lush cherry and plum jump out of the glass as the aromatic makeup of this Syrah. Bold tannins, but well-rounded and integrated, lift up the copious jammy, rich fresh berry notes of a well textured middle palate to the finish.