2015 Ancient Vines Mourvèdre

$22
Club Price: $17.60

Ancient Vines Mourvèdre offers a hint of Eucalyptus on the nose, distinct chocolate characteristics, luscious deep plum, and concentrated cherry. This scrumptious and unusually delightful wine has a substantial mouth-feel followed by soft tannins.

100-year-old vineyards in Oakley grow in deep, sandy soil along the delta of the San Joaquin and Sacramento Rivers, which cool the grapes and allow them to hold their bright acidity.

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Individual lots were harvested separately, gently crushed, fermented, pressed off its skins and aged in dark toasted American Oak for eight months, then stored in neutral cooperage.

Vintage
2015
Wine Type
Red Wine
Varietal
Mourvedre
Appellation
Contra Costa County
Harvest Date
August 31 - September 14
Acid
.59g/100ml
PH
3.52
Alcohol %
15.5

Tasting Notes & Pairings

Hints of Eucalyptus on the nose, distinct chocolate characteristics and a luscious deep plum flavor. This scrumptious and unusually delightful wine goes exceptionally well with grilled lamb, wild mushroom ragout and peppercorn crusted beef tenderloin.