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Williamson-Dore Syrah

Williamson-Dore Syrah Wine Details
Price: $35.00 per bottle

Description: Planted in 1999 by Dick and Jenny, the Williamson-DorÉ Vineyard is a family affair. This seven-acre vineyard is located in the eastern portion of the Santa Ynez Valley, near Happy Canyon, where they make their home.

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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