Layered with raspberries and strawberries with a core of damson plums and figs. Inklings of black cardamom and earthy cedar also appear. Moderate acidity and slightly firm tannins are suitable for cellaring while ready to pair now with savory roasts, grilled vegetables, or hard cheeses. Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvèdre are in proper place for a classic Southern Rhone blend with expressive Paso Robles style. The lively semblances of these varietals show well from the first sip all the way to the rustic, briary, and lingering finish.