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Estate Syrah

Estate Syrah Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: After luxuriating in French oak for 20 months this massive, inky Syrah has emerged with a compelling sensual and brooding personality (fitting for any redhead spending 20 months sleeping with the French!). Decidedly Rhone in style, it possesses deep notes of leather, aromatic tobacco and smoked meats overlaid with mocha and ripe black plum. A muscular mouthful, time will allow all of its marvelous components to integrate and those with patience will be richly rewarded.

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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