L'Aventure

Optimus Paso Robles Syrah Blend

9.247 ratings
9.55 pro ratings
Paso Robles, Central Coast, California, USA
Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy, Baking Spices, Exotic Spices, Chicken, Herbs, Turkey, Hard Cheese, Pungent Cheese, Onion, Soft Cheese, Duck, Beans & Peas
Top Notes For
Michael Kvasnicka

2010 vintage. That's nice. Meaty.

2010 vintage. That's nice. Meaty.

May 29th, 2015
Elizabeth Vianna

Winemaker Chimney Rock Winery

10

Beautiful, beautiful wine.

Beautiful, beautiful wine.

Sep 6th, 2014
Paul Weil

Earthy thick tannic structure, smooth and full of rich coffee and chocolate cherries.

Earthy thick tannic structure, smooth and full of rich coffee and chocolate cherries.

Aug 25th, 2014
Michael Adelman

Dense inky purple in color... Earth and cocoa with bold red fruit. Tannins are extremely soft. Still a baby!!! Made up for the night!!

Dense inky purple in color... Earth and cocoa with bold red fruit. Tannins are extremely soft. Still a baby!!! Made up for the night!!

May 30th, 2016
Chris Nowakowski

Maybe too much age for my liking, or perhaps I didn't let it open up enough ...wish I had more 2010 so I could figure it out

Maybe too much age for my liking, or perhaps I didn't let it open up enough ...wish I had more 2010 so I could figure it out

Mar 31st, 2016
Dave Gorton

Almost jet black with very dark fruit. Jammy. Great blend from Paso Robles.

Almost jet black with very dark fruit. Jammy. Great blend from Paso Robles.

Apr 20th, 2014
Peter Heidt

As good as a bad year for Cain 5... Great value....

As good as a bad year for Cain 5... Great value....

Feb 5th, 2014
Zach Behrens

Good, but too many tannins for me.

Good, but too many tannins for me.

Jan 5th, 2014
Ben Estes

Still fantastic the 2nd time around. I think we need to join L'Aventure's wine club!

Still fantastic the 2nd time around. I think we need to join L'Aventure's wine club!

Dec 26th, 2013
Andrew Kitz

Jeez....subtle and complex it is not. And at 15.8% I'm about to be lit.

Jeez....subtle and complex it is not. And at 15.8% I'm about to be lit.

Oct 5th, 2013