GALLICA SUZURI SHAKE RIDGE RANCH 2012

DESCRIPTION: More muscular than the previous two vintages, this bottling from Shake Ridge Vineyard has all the vitality and charm of Grenache, made all the more interesting by the contribution of Syrah Noir, Mourvedre and the aromatic Viognier. Notes of bitter almond, hibiscus tea, and the subtlety of mouthwatering smoked meats,make these perfect food wines that transcend seasons.

BLEND: Syrah Noir - 48%

Grenache 32%

Mourvedre 17%,

Viognier 3%.

POINTS: 90-WS, 92- VAG