This offering is everything that’s hoped for after a long day, with a gently pervasive douse of refinement and artful angle. A blend that has a collective identity while all the contributing voices in the symphony are heard, punctuated and sung with such suave view that you can only sit bewitched. The roundness of the Cabernet, Petit Verdot, Tannat taking a visual and sensory lead while not eclipsing the notes of the other instruments. It’s own mobile mode of jazz, a decision of cosmic expression and dimensional echo.
This one, I sipped while in the kitchen, after a day at work and thought of my time in wine, why blends like this not only stay with me and haunt in thought, but contribute to my character blend, my moods and moments, intentions and dreams. Pepper of the Syrah more visible with the room’s ambient into its molecules and being. And me, standing there, against the island counter, more composed, reflective, grateful to my vino family at K&L Wines for plating this existential intersection for the writer…