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Syrah Blush

Syrah Blush Wine Details
Price: $8.00 per bottle

Description: The Sauber Vineyard, El Dorado County, is well established as a grower of fine syrah grapes with intense fruit and color. The 2,800 foot elevation and well-drained granitic soils are ideally suited for producing grapes with outstanding varietal characteristics. Aroma of grapefruit and pineapple abound. The crisp citrus character of this wine was crafted to complement any culinary fare.

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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