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SYRAH “Rodney’s Vineyard”

SYRAH “Rodney’s Vineyard” Wine Details
Price: $40.00 per bottle

Description: A rich, full-bodied wine, it will reward those with the patience to bottle age. Layers blackberry, blueberry and boysenberry are present on the nose and palate. Nuances of smoke, vanilla and cinnamon combine with notes of oak to add complexity. This gives way to a long, lingering finish highlighted by nice balance and acidity. Approachable now, this wine will continue to improve in the bottle for 7-10 years.

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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