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Syrah Wine Details
Price: $19.00 per bottle

Description: Syrah, also known as Shiraz, is established in the Rhone Valley of France and was first planted in California in the late 1800s. The Sierra Foothills are one of the original locations of Syrah vines in California. Harvested by hand, this complex wine is aged for sixteen months in French and American oak barrels. With hints of clove, our Syrah is a full, flavorful 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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