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Syrah, Arroyo Seco, Ventana Vineyard

Syrah, Arroyo Seco, Ventana Vineyard Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: We love this Syrah which is fruit forward with lots of additional flavors. The vines are from a cool climate and the ecology of the vineyard consists of rocks, gravel and sand. Spicy, fruity and a little smoky - this is a wonderful wine.

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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