2000 Central Coast - 2000 Paso Robles-Shandon Hills - 2000 Paso Robles-Shell Creek Vineyard

2000 Paso Robles-Shandon Hills

This vineyard has been a component of our Central Coast Petite Syrah for many years,and is usually the deepest,most structured wine in the blend.In 2000,we found the wine to possess remarkable fruit as well,and decided to keep a small portion apart for this bottling. Coming from the eastern edge of the Paso Robles appellation,the wines from Shandon Hills exhibit ripe blueberry flavors with a spicy undertone.In the mouth this wine is surprisingly supple,with substantial tannins cloaked by an almost velvety middle palate.We suggest pairing with richly flavored meats or hearty pasta dishes,but the wine is also easy to enjoy with a plate of cheese and nuts.We produced only 200 cases.

Wine Facts:
 Case Production: 192
 Type of oak: Neutral
 Time in oak: 11 Months
 pH: 3.82
 Alcohol: 15.1%