Powerful aromas of dark black cherry, black pepper, and garrigue. From the first taste flavors of cola and tart blackberry coat the palate and express this wine as very full-bodied.
The wounded Crusader, a knight by the name of Gaspard de Sterimberg, returned badly wounded from his long battle. Seeking to live out his remaining days in peace as a hermit, he requested, and was granted what is now the entire hill of Hermitage, named for his retreat. This single site grows some of the greatest Syrah in the world, a trend de Sterimberg is believed to have begun in the 13th century. Our Reserve Syrah is reminiscent of the great wines of Hermitage, showing a dark and brooding color, richly tannic, this is a wonderful candidate for extended cellaring.