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Texas Roads Syrah

Texas Roads Syrah Wine Details

Description: Our new Syrah is more Rhône in style - a little earthy, a little tannic, with lots of dark berry notes. Fabulous food wine, and pairs best with southern France style dishes, things with tomato, peppers, onions and olives. One day this white bluebonnet appeared in our yard, amongst a huge spread of blue ones. Just this one. It was like a little gift, and came at a time in our lives that reminded us that there are special little things happening all around us, if we just open our eyes and pay attention. It has never reappeared.

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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