Intense plum and black cherry paired with smoky minerality provide gusto, while big elegant tannins trail into a long finish of blackberry and a hint of dark chocolate.
Elegant black cherry, and dried strawberry with Provençal herb, fig, black pepper and spice trailing into a vanilla caramel finish. This Elemental Grenache has a beautiful balance of fruit and spice.
Big fruit with boysenberry, plum, cherry with hints of leather, caramel and black pepper trailing to a creamy subtle oak finish. A classic Paso Syrah.
Late Harvest Port Style Zinfandel. Barrel aged 15 years prior to bottling, this vintage Port style Zinfandel dessert wine is elegant. Dark cherry cola packed with currant, fig and a caramel chocolate finish. Dirt Candy is dessert in a glass.
Slayer is a bold blend of five varietals that come together with blackberry and plum on a backbone of spice and tannin and trailing to a long finish of violet, black pepper, and sage. Slayer is a serious foodie wine that will stand up to bold dishes. She’s dark, menacing, intense, and demands respect!
Theory Z (a Kitsune) shape-shifting our traditional Theory 3 GSM into a ZSM! Big brambly nose followed by waves of cherry, plum, and spice – this is a beautiful blend showcasing Zin’s ability to stand head to head with Grenache. Zin’s elegant fruit balances the dark berry, anise, and spice of Mourvedre and big jammy Syrah. Watch out, Theory Z might slash your current favorite a notch down on your list of top wines
Cypher Elemental Petite Sirah is an elegant expression of a big varietal with dark jammy fruit layered with spice and tannins in a velvet dark stone fruit finish.
A varietal not often seen on its own, but worthy of recognition. Huge aromatics of dark blackberry fruit, black pepper, anise, and thyme. SAM’s favorite varietal.
ZinPunk is a blend that balances elegance and power on the edge of sword. Like the warrior she embodies, she is a bold representation of strength and beauty with just the right amount of jam, spice, earthy tannin, acid, and more jam! Composed of a trifecta of sometimes under-appreciated varietals, ZinPunk stands up to the best of blends and delivers everything you love about Zins and more! En Garde!
Rising from the ashes with an elegance that mirrors the evolution of Cypher and our move to the historic Depot Tasting Lounge in downtown Paso. Phoenix has big fruit and spice with a lingering finish. She is simultaneously elegant and bold, and we are certain this Phoenix will be love at first taste.
Aromatic and vibrant, Ethereal exhibits citrus and stone fruit flavors of lemon balm, peach, and white nectarine leading into chamomile, melon, and honey. Ethereal finishes with delicate notes of minerality and citrus blossom.
Hailing from an old vine Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard in the West hills of Paso Robles’ Adelaida District, this exceptional expression of terroir exhibits notes of black cherry, plum, cedar, sage, and a pinch of green peppercorn. A splash of Petit Verdot contributes layers of blackberry, violet and elegant structure and tannin. Simultaneously elegant and bold, this is the wine you bring home to meet the parents!
A Grenache leading GSM which delivers an elegant, classic Rhone style with notes of cherry, raspberry, blackberry, and Provencal herbs. Theory 3 has beautiful structure and a finish that lingers on and on with big fruit and delicate tannins.
Evanescence walks the fleeting edge of bold elegance. It fills the senses with beautiful aromatics, leading to strawberry, kiwi, and sage interlaced with delicate tannins and white pepper. A red wine drinker’s Rosé!
A Mourvedre leading Rhone blend with big fruit, structure and spice. The nose has aromatics of blackberry, dark cherry, anise, leather, black pepper, followed by blueberry, tobacco and spice with a long cocoa vanilla finish. A perfect example of why we love cracking the code to exceptional wines with blends.