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Syrah Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: This inky purple, almost opaque, Syrah has classic aromas of white pepper, spice , leather and the slightest touch of tobacco along with a generous amount of fruit. There is also a hint of gameness that continues from the nose onto the broad palate. In the mouth the wine is rich and generous without seeming over the top. There is lots of clean ripe fruit underlain with youthful tannins. Great balance and lots of juicy acidity means this tightly wound wine should enjoy a long future.

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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