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2018 Tearing at the Seams
2018 Tearing at the Seams
March 14, 2020

2018 Tearing at the SeamsSporting a bright purple color in the glass this wine explodes with vibrant black cherry, pull and peel twizzler, and savory undertones of pomegranate seeds, strawberry tobacco, and cayenne. A pop and pour pleasure bomb. BLEND48% Syrah34% Petite Sirah18% GracianoVINEYARDSWhite Hawk, Harrison Clarke, Kimsey, TTT, Portico Hills, Verna’sCOOPERAGE25% New French Oak. [...]

UTG Petite Sirah
2018 Under the Gun Petite Sirah
March 14, 2020

2018 Under the Gun Petite SirahSaturated purple/black in the glass this Petite Sirah erupts aromatically w/ lifted black and blueberries, baking spice, creme de cassis, Cola, and boysenberry pie. It has an enormous, textural mid pallet driven by fine-grained oak tannin followed by a juicy finish. BLEND78% Petite Sirah, 18% Grenache, 3% Roussanne, 1% SyrahVINEYARDSStolpman, [...]

UTG Syrah
2018 Under the Gun Syrah
March 13, 2020

2018 Under the Gun SyrahA deep, savory, sophisticated Syrah that depicts it’s cool, coastal roots. Opens up with kalamata olives, sweet woodsmoke, crushed mint leaves, graphite, purple push pop, and tobacco smoke. A mysteriously delicious experience that changes by the minute. BLEND88% Syrah, 12% Petite SirahVINEYARDSSlide Hill, Harrison Clarke, Kimsey, RBV, StolpmanCOOPERAGE50% New French Oak. [...]

UTG Grenache
2018 Under the Gun Grenache
March 13, 2020

2018 Under the Gun GrenacheUltraviolet fuschia in color, this lifted Grenache screams blood orange, crushed lilacs, under-ripe plum, with hints of flintstone vitamin, and grapefruit hi chew. Vibrance and freshness are at an all-time high with this elegant beauty. BLEND74% Grenache, 15% Graciano, 8%, Petite Sirah, 3% RoussanneVINEYARDSKimsey, Harrison Clarke, Slide Hill, StolpmanCOOPERAGE94% Neutral Oak, [...]

S0UL3D ØUT Syrah
August 30, 2019

2017 S0UL3D ØUT SyrahWithout a doubt, one of the most hedonistic Syrahs we’ve made to date. This wine walks the line between cool-climate aromatics of coastal Syrah and the lusher textural representations of warmer growing regions of Syrah. This wine is absolutely opaque purple in the glass. Aged in a whopping 84% New French Oak, [...]

S0UL3D ØUT Grenache
August 30, 2019

2017 S0UL3D ØUT GrenacheA ripe, lush, masculine version of Grenache for us at levo. This 2017 Grenache is one for the ages and was defined by a prolonged heatwave midway through harvest that gave us optimum ripeness and flavor. Aged in varying large format, neutral barrels, 400L, 500L and 600L helped respect the delicate nature [...]

S0UL3D ØUT Chardonnay
August 30, 2019

2018 S0UL3D ØUT ChardonnayHonestly, I’m surprised any of this Chardonnay made it to the tasting room. Between the team and I, we have made a significant dent in the small inventory we have of this stunner. Without a doubt, our most electric Chardonnay effort yet. A hybrid of sorts, aged in 60% Stainless Steel, 40% [...]

S0UL3D ØUT Petite Sirah
August 30, 2019

2017 S0UL3D ØUT Petite SirahWhat excites me most about this Petite Sirah based blend is how accurately it shows the vineyards it's sourced from. Stolpman and Slide Hill Vineyards always show tremendous power paired with pure fruit, searing acidity, and vibrant freshness. For a Petite Sirah this is pretty elegant, and yes I think that [...]

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March 14, 2019

In 2011 I started what is now LEVO wine. After receiving a heaping pile of rejection letters from all CA Universities offering enology and viticulture, I decided it time to wave goodbye to academia and create my own path in the wine world. Soon I ended up in Portugal’s Douro Valley, with a pair of [...]