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Syrah Dry Creek Valley

Syrah Dry Creek Valley Wine Details

Description: This wine is delicious! It has a deep purple color with a hint of spice on the nose. It is full bodied and incredibly smooth with intense blackberry, cherry, and pepper flavors. We love this wine paired with pork and lamb dishes and just about anything else we serve with it. This is definitely Maries' new favorite.

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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