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Syrah Wine Details
Price: $12.00 per bottle

Description: These vines bask in the hot summer sun, carrying their fruit to full, ripe maturity. The plump, sweet berries freely release their juice and dark rich wine begins. The Columbia River Valley has proven an excellent climate for the Syrah variety and this wine shows why. The wine exhibits its varietal character of jammy fruit and spice; it has unique intensity derived from the climate, and subtle oak overtones imbued through winemaking.

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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