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Syrah Napa Valley

Syrah Napa Valley Wine Details
Price: $60.00 per bottle

Description: If wines were rated like movies we'd give our 2002 Syrah an "X". It's so good it's almost bad. Spectacular purple-black color erupts from the glass with blackberry, oak and vanilla spice aromas of volcanic intensity. The wine is massive, saturated with black fruit and shadings of coffee, with a broad band of mature tannins. Voluptuous, powerful and provocative, this Syrah is a feature-length seduction. Crafted from Syrah vines near the 1,500' summit of Pritchard Hill. 250 cases produced.

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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