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Syrah - Alexander Valley

Syrah - Alexander Valley Wine Details
Price: $22.00 per bottle

Description: Our 2002 Syrah comes from our hillside vineyards in Alexander Valley, a region known for growing Syrah grapes. Vineyards that scale the hillsides surrounding the valley floor provide rich and complex flavors, in addition to grapes that are powerful and concentrated. Our Syrah exhibits aromas of jammy black fruits, spice and earth. The flavors are dense and lush yet reveal grace and balance.

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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