L'Aventure 2017 Estate Optimus Paso Robles
93 pts Jeb Dunnuck - Starting with the wines from barrel, the 2017 Optimus (55% Syrah, 41% Grenache, and the rest Petit Verdot) will certainly be a charming, sexy, outstanding bottle of wine. It gives up lots of cassis and jammy dark fruits in a primary, full-bodied, layered style.
49% Syrah, 41% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot 100%
Estate grown fruit from L’Aventure Vineyard
Very low yield: 2.5 tons per acre
60% new French oak and 40% 1-year old French oak with malolactic fermentation in barrel
No fining, no filtering
Length of aging: 14 months
Drink: 1-10 years
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