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Santa Lucia Highlands Syrah

Santa Lucia Highlands Syrah Wine Details
Price: $28.00 per bottle

Description: This full bodied single vineyard wine is 100% Syrah from the cool weather Monterey County appellation. It is incredibly smooth and layered with intense blackberry and mild pepper flavors. We love this delicious Syrah paired with pork, lamb, hearty fish dishes, and just about anything else we serve with it. The wine was aged 15 months in French oak and bottled on February 5, 2005.

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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