El Chupacabras Red Wine Santa Barbara County
2007 $30

2006 $33

2005 SOLD OUT, all other vintages available at our tasting room

37% Syrah Los Tres Burros Vineyard
Los Alamos (877 clone)
33% Syrah McGinley Vineyard
Santa Ynez (Estella clone)
23% Grenache Watch Hill Vineyard
Los Alamos
7% Viognier Louvau Vineyard
Dry Creek Valley

Pleasant nose of smoky caramel and blueberry.  Notes of herbs and spice.  The good balance can be attributed to the Mourvèdre and co-fermented Viognier.