Cabernet Sauvignon/Syrah Viking Vineyard Reserve 2011

Cabernet Sauvignon/Syrah Viking Vineyard Reserve 2011

Cabernet Sauvignon 65%, Syrah 35%


ripe red berries, dark chocolate shavings, nutmeg, cinnamon


red licorice, fruit smoothie, blackberry liqueur, plum sauce


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Taking its cue from the clandestine Bordeaux blends of yesteryear, this marriage of full flavored Syrah with its cool climate Cabernet neighbor to the North, demonstrates the synergies of the two varieties.  Adelaida’s Viking Vineyard produced a similar condition, a crisp edged, more angular Cabernet, the result of a cool summer, combined with a voluptuous Syrah from a south facing, upper block that historically ripens earlier. Made separately, these two wines were aged for a good year and a half in new and neutral oak barrels, respectively.  The Syrah, without the influence of new oak, preserved its pure, exuberant fruity personality and brings to the blend a broad mouth feel which adds vitality and density to the edgier fruit acidity of the mountain influenced Cabernet. Surprisingly attractive and approachable now, this wine can be enjoyed through 2019. 



AVA: Paso Robles

Vineyard: Viking Estate Vineyard

Elevation: 1700-2000 feet

Soil type: Calcareous Limestone



Cabernet Sauvignon barrel aged 19 months in 100% new French oak; Syrah barrel aged 20 months in 100% Neutral French Oak

Harvest dates: Cabernet Sauvignon 10/10-10/27/11; Syrah 9/21/11

Alcohol: 14.6%

Wine Specs

Vintage 2011
Vineyard Designation Anna's and Viking

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