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The 2018 Silken is a blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Petite Sirah, and 24% Syrah.
Lavender, Plum, Boysenberry, Dark Cherries, Cocoa, touch of Fennel
94 point from Wine Enthusiast and selected an Editors Choice
93 points from James Suckling
70% New French Oak for 21 months
Slightly cooler year, which extended the growing period.
50% Cabernet Sauvignon provides the structure, while the 26% Petite Sirah provides dark intense fruit. The 24% Syrah softens and fills out the wine giving it rounded edges. The Silken's texture is key.
Food Pairing Notes
50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Petite Sirah, and 24% Syrah