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Syrah, Napa Valley

Syrah, Napa Valley Wine Details
Price: $35.00 per bottle

Description: This wine comes from the Page-Nord Vineyard in Yountville. The vineyard has been used by several small producers to make vineyard-designated Syrahs. The wines are often quite different depending on which winery made it, but there is always a common thread of dark color, peppery fruit and rich mouthfeel. This wine should develop complexity with five years in the bottle and hold for at least five years after that.

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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