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Vieilles Vignes Syrah

Vieilles Vignes Syrah Wine Details
Price: $34.00 per bottle

Description: Our 2004 Vieilles Vignes Syrah shows a wonderfully complex and layered palette that begins with aromas of bacon fat and white pepper and quickly reveals ripe red fruit laced with herbes de Provence. Robust and structured tannins provide a masculine backbone for the long and lush finish. This wine will only get better for the next 7-10 years (at least).

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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