44% Syrah, 19% Grenache, 18% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Mourvèdre, 9% Petite Sirah
Like the cycling term Beyond Category, this wine does not fall into any classification for definitive purposes. From a winemaker’s perspective, it offers a true exploratory freedom without the confines of repetition every year. This freedom allowed us to find an incredible compliment of varietal and location in the vineyard. This wine is silky with a layered structure, full of vibrant red and purple fruit mixed with scents of lavender and mint. Waves of black cherry, rhubarb and red currant flavors are at the heart of this complex yet inviting blend and will be showcased for the next five to seven years.
SKU: 1204
92 Points, Vinous Media - Josh Raynolds
Vivid purple. Powerful aromas of cherry compote, blackberry, licorice and candied violet, with a peppery element adding vivacity. Silky, palate-coating black and blue fruit flavors show liqueur-like depth and are given spine by a bright mineral quality. Very rich but surprisingly light on its feet, with excellent finishing thrust and harmonious tannins that come in late to add shape and grip. 
91 Points, Wine Spectator - Tim Fish 
An eccentric blend, making up for a lack of varietal focus with strong character. Aromas of blackberry, tar and smoked meat lead to dense, tight flavors of currant, black licorice and grilled herb. Ends on a minerally, tannic note. Syrah, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, MourveĢ€dre and Petite Sirah. Drink now through 2027.