2016 Chief Peak Blend

2016 Chief Peak Blend

Regular price $38.00

Our Chief Peak Blend is 50% Syrah, 50% Grenache and 100% Ojai. While this blend is very common in the Southern Rhone, this wine is a superb example of its Ojai origins where warm climates provide rich, dark and fruity notes.

Varietal Composition: 50% Grenache, 50% Syrah

Appellation: Ventura County (Ojai & Upper Ojai)

Vineyard: 60% Rich, 32% Guerra Ranch, 8% Chief Peak

Alcohol by Volume: 13.5%

pH: 3.6

Cases Produced: 380

Aging: Barrel aged 11 months, 14% new French oak

Tasting Notes: Raspberry jelly, red licorice, dried blueberry and wild sage on the nose, with flavors of elderberry, fruit leather and black cherry. With silky, chewy tannins and a lively personality, this is a beautiful portrayal of varieties and region.

Pairing Suggestions: Grilled flatbreads, Thanksgiving dinner, smoked pork shoulder.