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Claret Wine Details
Price: $37.00 per bottle

Description: Immediate aromas abound with perfumed ripe Damson plums, raspberries, Bing cherries, and blackberries before you even swirl your wine glass. Spicy notes from the Syrah drift across the palate mingling with smoky oak and fruit. A well filled out, balanced wine with no edges and a long, lingering finish.

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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