2013 Passage GSM
Red Rhone Blend
Enjoy now through 2022
May 8, 2015
Like a free flowing jazz trio, this lively GSM blend hits the
notes just right. Exemplifying structure, depth, and body, the Sextant Wines
Passage has become a hallmark for the region. It’s clean and crafted from
New World techniques but never too far from Old World traditions. Cloves,
bramble, and nutmeg notes combine with raspberry, strawberry, and cassis.
The tannins are supple while bright acidity accentuates the tune. The finish
is well composed, a persistent sensory experience.
Passage is our Syrah based GSM blend. For the 2013 vintage
it is 59% Syrah, 21% Mourvedre, 16% Petite Sirah, 4% Grenache. We age
this wine for 19 months in 20% new French Oak and 20% new American
oak and bottle age for over a year before release. 100% sourced from our