2019 LEDGE MCA Cuvée $40
Central Coast, California
70% Syrah, 25% Grenache, 5% Roussanne NEW RELEASE
The 2019 MCA Cuvee is mostly Syrah yet includes 25% Grenache and 5% Roussanne. It reveals a deep purple, almost opaque hue as well as a gorgeous nose of ripe black fruits, roasted herbs, violets, cured meats, and pepper, with classic Syrah game and bacon fat-like nuances emerging with time in the glass. Rich, full-bodied, yet light on its feet, it's more up-front and ready to go than the other cuvées here, yet I've no doubt this will evolve for over a decade. It's a brilliant bottle of wine!