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Monterey County Syrah

Monterey County Syrah Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: Our 2002 Syrah is a full bodied wine with a deep purple hue. Floral and blueberry accents are found in the wine. Soft round tannins are also noticed with a hint of cedar in the background. This wine is made for current consumption but will age gracefully for the next three years.

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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