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Klingele Vineyard Syrah

Klingele Vineyard Syrah Wine Details

Description: This vineyard designated treasure is quite rare as average production from this entire vineyard averages just 420 cases per year. The purple-black color is a prelude to the rich-ripe aromas and flavors of Italian plums and blackberries. Vanilla, anise and a touch of earth complete this wines generous presentation. It is full-bodied with fine-grained tannins and a long satisfying finish. To enjoy now, decant 4 to 8 hours prior to serving or cellar 7-12 years to allow this sensuous wine to fully develop in the bottle.

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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