2014 Borderlands

On all journeys there comes a sudden moment of change. One night you fall asleep and the next morning the light is different, the air somehow exotic and foreign. A blend of equal parts Bordeaux and Rhône varietals, Borderlands is a tiny commemoration of the invisible divide between what was and what may be.

Varietals:

25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Cabernet Franc, 25% Grenache, 25% Syrah


Vineyard:

Laetitia, Lunacy, Chelle, Mountain, Star Lane, TTT, Santa Barbara Highlands


Appellations:

California


Cases Made:

198


Alcohol:

15.6% Alc by Vol.


TASTING NOTES: Their baskets swelled with tiny blueberries, they returned to the blanket at the edge of the ocean. It is early August and the Nova Scotia summer has been good for hunting. A celebration of Texas BBQ brisket, chocolate milk, marionberry pie, Swisher Sweets and cherry blossoms is ended abruptly by the leather seated Cadillac crashing through the pines, churning the dense soil and shockingly halted by the slate cliffside.

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