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Syrah, Columbia Valley

Syrah, Columbia Valley Wine Details
Price: $30.00 per bottle

Description: Here is a wine with incredible depth and structure along with great fruit and more pronounced spice. Our 2003 Syrah is more of a Rhone-style with bigger, riper fruit that really reflects the vintage. Beautiful dark aromas of dried cherries, hyacinth, brown sugar, nutmeg, and clove on the nose. The mouth shows bright cherry flavors integrated with coffee bean, pomegranate and plum followed by a long finish laced with cinnamon. As for food, pairing this Syrah with a hearty lamb stew would be a match made in heaven. Cheers!

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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