2003 Signature

2003 Signature

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Signature is defined as a “distinctive characteristic that denotes one’s identity”. Our Signature Blend is made from three grape varieties that winemaker Matthias Gubler feels are the ultimate expression of Vina Robles’ terroir. It is a blend of the Bordeaux grape Petit Verdot along with two Rhone varieties, Syrah and Petite Sirah. Petit Verdot flourishes in the micro climates of our Huerhuero Vineyard where it produces wines with deep color, rich flavor and good tannic structure. Huerhuero Vineyard Syrah gives us big, aromatic wines with wonderful color and rounded tannins. Petite Sirah performs exceptionally well in our warm climate and gives a wine of substance, color and richness. This unique and complex blend is an elegant yet powerful statement of the best qualities of Vina Robles grown fruit.

Enjoy now through 2012.

Tasting Notes

  • Color: Deep, saturated inky purple, almost opaque
  • Aroma: Intense aromas of dark berry fruits including notes of blueberry and plum, violets and allspice; rich ripe preserved fruits such as dates and figs as well as earth are complimented with vanilla and toasty oak
  • Taste: This big wine is supple, lush and mouth filling; complex and refined, with silky ripe, rounded tannins; primary flavors of blueberry and plum and blackberry complemented by secondary notes of peach and preserved fruits such as dates and mission fig
Other Notes
"Our best Signature yet!" — Matthias Gubler, Winemaker
Wine Specs
Paso Robles
Harvest Date
Sep. 23 — Oct. 14, 2003
6 months in 40% new oak
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