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Syrah, Lonesome Spring Ranch - Yakima Valley

Syrah, Lonesome Spring Ranch - Yakima Valley Wine Details
Price: $22.00 per bottle

Description: Syrah 100%. Nine year old vines provide fruit that is more highly concentrated and deeper than previous vintages. The resulting wine shows this with its rich purple color and aromas of blackberry, sage, plum and pan drippings that waft from the glass. A racy acidity helps propel flavors in this richly extracted, well-balanced classic Syrah. Firm tannins hold the experience in balance without being austere and a long finish hangs on until giving way to a silky hint of toasted nuts.

Varietal Definition
Syrah is the eight hundred pound gorilla of Rhone grapes! In the vineyard and the winery, Syrah is typically an easy grape to work with - healthy, early ripening, resistant to mildew and rot; suitable for winemaking in a variety of styles. The wines from Syrah are tannic without being harsh. The wines will have a taste and smell of dark blue fruit like blackberries and blackcurrant, with a strong spicy side where one can find freshly ground pepper and other spices. Syrah is famous for its part in the French blends, such as Côtes du Rhone and Châteauneuf du Pape.


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