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Syrah Wine Details

Description: A plush intense wine with plenty to like! Deep, rich, round, flavorful and softness all packed in this gem of a Syrah. Fruit tones of ripe boysenberry and candied blueberry dance from the glass and are complemented with vanilla bean and very subtle bacon fat undertones. Very broad in scope, nice robust texture, black cherry finish with a touch of anise at the end. This wine is a rare jewel.

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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