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Syrah Wine Details
Price: $30.00 per bottle

Description: The 2003 Syrah is a big, focused wine with deeply concentrated flavors. The core reveals notes of dark red and blackberry fruit, chocolate, and plum. The nose has dense red fruit aromas overlaid with meaty characteristics, earth, spice, and leather. It is a well structured wine with generous tannins and intense mouth feel. In this wine’s youth, decanting before drinking is recommended in order to fully appreciate its depth.

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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