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Hartford Syrah Sonoma Coast

Hartford Syrah Sonoma Coast Wine Details
Price: $40.00 per bottle

Description: The 2003 vintage was sourced from our Annapolis Estate Vineyard located on a wind-swept ridge top near the Pacific Ocean. It is 100% Syrah and offers smokey black fruit and lilac aromas, supported by ripe boysenberry and black raspberry flavors. Dense and spicy, it was crafted in a style reminiscent of the great wines of the northern Rhone Valley and has been bottled unfined and unfiltered.

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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