Palate

Black currants. Dark fruits. Scorched earth. Black olives. Black licorice. Spicy plums. Smoke. Tobacco. Chocolate. Pure and unadulterated. Fabulous notes of blackcurrants, olive tapenade, peppered meat, and smoked game. Rich, medium to fullbodied, and concentrated on the palate.

Growing Conditions

One vineyard. Three barrels. 80 cases. Funk Vineyard. Ancient riverbed. Softball-sized basaltic cobbles.

Harvest

Funk Vineyard - Harvest date: 9/13/2018 - 1.37 Tons - 26.5 Brix - 4.1 pH - 4.1 g/L TA

Winemaking

Foot-crushed. Native fermentation. Stems.

Aging

33% new oak. 20 months in barrel.

Appearance

The 2018 Syrah Funkadelic sports a deep purple color.