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2015 Testament Bordeaux Blend

$86
Our top-of-the-line Bordeaux blend offers glorious aromas of fresh cut roses, blueberry, cassis, and blackberries. A silky creamy entry gives way to layers of complexity that unfold in the mid-palate with velvety tannins enrobing a center of concentrated black-fruit. Elegantly balanced, the acidity and core structure deliver an exhilarating finish with hints of dark chocolate. 
 
WINEMAKING
Picked in mid to late September - depending on the varietal, the grapes were fermented separately into 5-ton open top fermenters and pumped over multiple times per day to achieve maximum extraction, which was necessary to match the ripe flavors of the 2015 vintage. Ready to drink now or be rewarded if you allow the wine to cellar for 5-7 more years. Optimal now - 2027.
Composition: 25% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, 20% Petit Verdot, 15% Malbec
Vineyard: Cass Vineyard
AVA: Geneseo District / Paso Robles AVA
Alchohol: 13.9
Production: 150 cases produced
Awards:
- 89 Points - Connoisseurs' Guide to CA Wine

- GOLD MEDAL - 2020 Central Coast Wine Competition

- SILVER MEDAL - 2020 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition

- BRONZE MEDAL - 2022 OC Commercial Wine Competition
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