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.
One vineyard. Three barrels. 80 cases. Funk Vineyard. Ancient riverbed. Softball-sized basaltic cobbles.
Funk Vineyard - Harvest date: 9/13/2018 - 1.37 Tons - 26.5 Brix - 4.1 pH - 4.1 g/L TA
Foot-crushed. Native fermentation. Stems.
33% new oak. 20 months in barrel.
The 2018 Syrah Funkadelic sports a deep purple color.