2017 Tessier Mourvedre "Goldbud VIneyard" El Dorado, CA
The 2017 Mourvedre from the Goldbud Vineyard has a deep violet hue and exotic, heady aromas of lilacs, lavender, mulberry and boysenberry, black pepper, anise and petrichor. The palate shows a brilliant range of flavors from plum skin and candied violets to ginger, lacquered apple and Chinese Five Spice. These grapes were lovingly lady foot-stomped. 33% whole cluster adds a brambly aroma and rich texture. Sustainably farmed. Aged in neutral French oak barrels. 13.5% alcohol. 208 cases produced.