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Vintage Columbia Valley Syrah

Vintage Columbia Valley Syrah Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: The varietal is obvious as soon as it hits the glass. Deep color and characteristic syrah nose are a dead give away. Mineral slate forward changing quickly to bright fruit with a lovely finish including a suggestion of green peppercorn. Soft and modest tannins make this one an early drinker.

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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