2006 Graves Trim Stinger Ohana Vineyard Paso Robles

Translucent red with faint browning. Sharp, faint nose with cherry notes. Cherries on the palate, bit hot (15.3% ABV). Fine tannins, good acidity, decent balance. Finishes short and a bit harsh. 98% Grenache, 2% Syrah. "C+"

2007 Graves Mourvedre Ohana Vineyard Paso Robles

Cherry red color. Faint nose of violets. Pleasant enough fruit on the palate, cherry, blackberry. Soft tannins, good acidity and balance. Finishes moderately long with cherry notes. Persistent, faint green note. Under screw cap. 14.9% ABV. "B-"

2007 Graves Syrah Paso Robles

Dark red with fading to the rim. Bit earthy, dark fruited aromas. Black cherry, blueberry fruit on the palate, bit of spice, bit hard. Fine tannins, sharp acidity, not well balanced. Finishes short. 15% ABV. "B-"