Santa Clara Valley Four Lions, 2017

Produced by Lion Ranch Vineyards & Winery

The 2017 Four Lions is a red Rhone style blend of 44% Mourvèdre, 30% Grenache Noir, 13% Cinsault, and 13% Counoise, all grown locally in the Santa Clara Valley. Each varietal was fermented separately in small batches with extended maceration, punched down by hand, and aged sur lie with batonnage in new French oak. 90 Points Wine Enthusiast

Icons/location pin Santa Clara Valley, San Francisco Bay, California
Icons/wine/red Southern Rhone-style Red
Icons/star Rare wine (135 cases produced)

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Food Pairing

Roasted Pork Tenderloin, Pizza, Braised Lamb Shanks, Stews

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Tasting Notes

Black Currant, Black Pepper, Vanilla, Strawberry, Leather

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90 points Wine Enthusiast

Santa Clara, California

Lion Ranch Vineyards & Winery

Husband and wife team from soil to sales, specializing in small lot, estate, organically grown Rhone and Provence varietals and blends.

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Nerdy Details

What's in the bottle
Mourvèdre (44%)
Grenache (30%)
Cinsault (13%)
Counoise (13%)
ABV: 13.2%
Mourvèdre from Santa Clara Valley (44%).
Grenache from Santa Clara Valley (30%).
Cinsault from Santa Clara Valley (13%).
Counoise from Santa Clara Valley (13%).
Fermentation: Small lots, punched down by hand 2x/day
Clarification: Filtered
Steel and oak