Region: Grignan-les-Adhémar, Rhône Valley, Rhône

Tasting Notes: Deep purple with ruby lights color the glass, followed by a powerful nose of black and red fruits, vanilla extract, and spices like dried ginger. Mouthwatering acidity belies a full bodied wine full of red fruits and integrated tannins. A dry and complex finish hints at cinnamon bark.

Blend: 50% Grenache, 50% Syrah

Hold Time: Now or up to 10 years

Alcohol: 14%

Pair With: This complex wine pairs well with game meats and fruit sauces, barbecued meats, and seared steak.