2018 Hillside Reserve Syrah
Winemaker, Nicole Pope's notes: 99 cases yielded from hand harvesting 1.5 tons at night.
Native fermentation in 1.5 ton fermenters, hand punched down, 40% Whole cluster. Aged in French oak barrels (10% new) for 10 months Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Aromas of white pepper, violets, red plum, fresh thyme, smoked game. Flavors of licorice, black olive, spicebox, minerality, smooth tannins. Color: Deep purple.
All Stolo wines are estate grown, sustainably dry and hand farmed west of Paso Robles 3 miles from the Pacific Ocean.