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Quixote Petite Syrah

Quixote Petite Syrah Wine Details
Price: $60.00 per bottle

Description: A rich, complex wine that is drinking very well now and will greatly improve over the next 10 years. Aromatic smoke and intense plum/prune characters, other dark fruits such as blackberry, currant. Some interesting floral components. Big mouth feel with bittersweet chocolate (Scharffen Berger, not Ghirardelli) and sweet ripe dark fruits. Many layers of intense fruit, well integrated, spicy oak and a long finish with silky tannins and good acid structure.

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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