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Syrah "Alisos Vineyard"

Syrah "Alisos Vineyard" Wine Details
Price: $35.00 per bottle

Description: This is probably the biggest Syrah I’ve ever made, and a little out of character in my world of elegant wines. It has deep spicy and jammy flavors with dried raspberry and pepper. The wine is richly fruited and framed with decent acidity and firm tannins. Drink this wine while the 2001 ages in the cellar.

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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