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Livermore Valley Syrah

Livermore Valley Syrah Wine Details
Price: $19.00 per bottle

Description: Rich, dark color. Complex and appealing aromas of black cherry, plum and cocoa. The fruit flavors of dark cherry and berry blend into a bright, peppery mid palette, finely structured tannins and a smooth, lingering finish. Enjoy with veal, lamb and beef. 100% Syrah from our vineyard. Barrel aged 20 months in French and American oak. Silver medal, 2006 SF Chronicle Wine Competition

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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