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Hitching Post Syrah Purisima Mountain

Hitching Post Syrah Purisima Mountain Wine Details
Price: $30.00 per bottle

Description: Reminiscent of a top-flight Cote Rotie, it is no wimpish wine at 14.9% alcohol, but I loved its raspberry, cassis, floral and tapenade notes, medium to full body, fine ripeness, and supple tannins. Enjoy this seductive Syrah over the next 6-7 years. 89+ points Robert M. Parker Jr.'s THE WINE ADVOCATE

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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