Tablas Creek Vineyard Patelin de Tablas, Paso Robles, 2011

Syrah (52%), Grenache (29%), Mourvedre (18%), Counoise (1%). Tablas Creek Vineyard, founded by the Perrin family of Chateau de Beaucastel and Robert Haas of Vineyard Brands, is dedicated to the grape varietals traditional to France's Rhone Valley. We source the grapes for Patelin de Tablas from some of Paso Robles top Rhone-style vineyards: Javadi 2 (18%); Tablas Creek (4%); Starr Ranch (14%); Paso de Record (3%); Estrellafarms (11%); Beneso (2%); Hammond - Big Red (2%); Grassland (11%); Chequera (1%); Paso Ridge (10%); Sosnove (1%); Briarwood (9%); Casa de Brio (1%); La Vista (8%); Davis (1%); Catherine's (4%). Patelin de Tablas marries the spice, mineral and structure of Syrah with the generous fruit of Grenache, the backbone of Mourvedre, and the brightness of Counoise. Alcohol 13.7% by volume. Produced and bottled by Tablas Creek Vineyard Paso Robles, California.