Epiphany 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah (Santa Barbara County)
Boysenberry, black pepper, hot gravel and beef char show plenty of the 60% Syrah influence. The 40% Cabernet Sauvignon comes through more on the palate, where tart blueberries and violets shine, along with asphalt notes. It finishes with tart acidity. Matt Kettmann
Bottle Size750 ml
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