2018 Revelation
Type
Epiphany Wine Co

2018 Revelation

Appellation
Santa Barbara County
Available
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Description

Revelation is made from the top barrel selections of Syrah and Grenache in our effort to create the absolute best blend from Rodney's Vineyard.

Our Grenache is aged in 500L puncheon barrels which allows for less oxygen to oxidize the wine, keeping it fresh and bright while slowing the aging process. Syrah contributes darker fruit flavors and structure while Grenache brightens the blend and adds red fruit characteristics.

Structure and acidity makes this a wine you can age. Pairing Revelation with grilled meats is a given but enjoying it with slow cooked roasts of pork or lamb is equally delicious. 

Tasting Notes
COLOR: opaque purple AROMAS: blueberry, black cherry, boysenberry, cinnamon, vanilla, rose petal, black raspberry, toasty oak, sage FLAVORS: black cherry, red plum, blueberry, anise, baking chocolate, vanilla
Barrel Aging
Aged 20 months in 100% French oak, of which 43% is new 228L Burgundy barrels and 500L Puncheons
Cooperage
Francois Freres, Mercurey, Ermitage
Vineyard Source
100% Rodney's Vineyard (Blocks J, P1 & F3) located on the Fess Parker Home Ranch in the Santa Ynez Valley

Wine Specs

Composition
54% Grenache, 46% Syrah
Alcohol %
14.9
Acid
0.550 g/100mL
pH
3.70
Appellation
Santa Barbara County
Harvest Brix
24.8-26.4
Harvest Date
10/29-10/30/18
Production
382 cases