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Cartlidge & Browne Syrah

Cartlidge & Browne Syrah Wine Details
Price: $10.00 per bottle

Description: With its inky color and super rich, ripe fruit aromas of black cherry, plum jam, and fig; the 2002 Syrah is truly a blockbuster. But with relatively low alcohol and no harsh tannins, it is surprisingly approachable. Along with its deep fruit flavors, it also offers subtle notes of clove, leather, minerals, and baking spices. The rich midpalate follows through to a long resonant finish.

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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