Blackberries, Blackcurrants and Black Sea Salt combine for an approachable sour with Cabernet Sauvignon notes and blood-like color and viscosity. Jammy, earthy, cassis, light brine and back of the palate tartness.
Based more off of Nicolas Poussin’s 17th Century painting as well as the 15th Century Medieval fresco in the Bastad Church, than on the many exaggerated accounts of his torture and miraculous escapes. The Patron Saint of Sailors and Seafarers ultimately succumbed to the torture of having his stomach slit open and his intestines wound around a Windlass.
He tended to the frequenters of the eastern ports of Italy. Sailors and Seafarers whom during storms saw flashes of blue electrical charges hitting their masts and rigging, interpreted this phenomenon as St Erasmus’ Protection, also known as St Elmo’s Fire.