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Syrah Wine Details

Description: Toasty oak and blackcherries mingled with fruity aromas rise up to the nose, and a sip reveals the flavor of ripe ollalieberries floating over blueberry. This wine shows a hint of leather, soft and rounded, and fills the mouth with chewy tanins. Still tart, with medium oak and grape tanins, this wine will mature and develop with additional cellaring.

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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