Beckmen Vineyards Cuvee Le Bec 2017
Bright, floral aromas from the predominance of Grenache in the blend are followed by more bright fruits and spices in the mouth with nice mouthfeel and fine tannins carrying the flavors on the long finish.
Blend: 46% Grenache, 39% Syrah, 8% Mourvedre, 7% Counoise
|Region||California, Central Coast, Santa Ynez Valley|
Wine AdvocateA blend of 47% Syrah, 35% Grenache, 11% Mourvèdre and 7% Counoise aged in 15% new French oak, the 2017 Cuvée le Bec is pale to medium ruby and scented of wild blackberries, white pepper, dried black cherries, licorice and herbal hints. Medium-bodied with spicy dark fruits and pretty floral and earthy touches, it's framed by grainy tannins and good freshness, finishing long. 3,889 cases produced.