Nemesis
V. 2017

Nemesis

77% Syrah, 12% Grenache, 7% Mourvedre, 4% Graciano

The Nemesis is constantly transforming itself from vintage to vintage. If you asked what it was like to grow syrah, I would say “easy.” If you asked what it takes to grow great syrah, I would say “determination." The wine is always derived from our most distinctive blocks of syrah, mourvedre, and grenache. The 2017 vintage: A savory blueberry pie with whipped cream and graham cracker crust. What else can I say? This wine has a big and gorgeous nose, chased on the palate by flavors of roasted meats, toast, and cinnamon. The Nemesis is a pleasure to drink. The mouthfeel is soft and luscious, an extrovert of a wine. With each sip, more and more layers are revealed. The wine is syrah-dominate but the grenache, mourvedre and graciano do their part to impart finesse and a breadth of freshness. Drink now through 2030.



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$92.00

“My dark power, my evil force. Without darkness, there can be no dawn.”

Vintage:
2017
Blend:
77% Syrah, 12% Grenache, 7% Mourvedre, 4% Graciano
Appellation:
Willow Creek District, Paso Robles
Alcohol:
15.3%
Aging:
Aged 18 months in 2200L new French oak foudre, neutral 500L and new 350L casks
Case Production:
400 cases

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