Mourvèdre (42%) takes the lead on this blend followed by Syrah (38%) and Grenache. Oak aromas are initially in the lead, with notes of vanilla and barrel spice that are followed by lighter-styled cherry, cranberry and spice flavors. There's plenty to hold the interest.
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