Home   Map   Blog Roll   WineCompass   Wine 101   My Compass 

Emerson Vineyards Syrah

Emerson Vineyards Syrah Wine Details
Price: $17.00 per bottle

Description: Emerson Vineyards Syrah is a near-opaque, saturated ruby color. Smoky, brambly fruit aromas give way to a robust palate of juicy blueberry, blackberry, vanilla, pepper, and pie spice. Rich, weighty texture and fine-grained tannins round out the mid-palate and finish. Pair with ribs, Indian fare, or bittersweet chocolate.

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.


Back to Emerson Vineyards information