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Bassetti Vineyard Syrah San Luis Obispo County

Bassetti Vineyard Syrah San Luis Obispo County Wine Details
Price: $40.00 per bottle

Description: Very clear, yet almost opaque purple-red. Deep, profound nose of black and red fruits, smoke, menthol, mocha, pepper, meat, incense, spice and earth. Silky in the mouth, with gorgeous, deep flavors that unfold, and persist, with glorious, fine tannins. This is a wine that will not be ignored.

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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