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Bugay Vineyards Syrah

Bugay Vineyards Syrah Wine Details
Price: $49.00 per bottle

Description: Our Syrah is produced entirely from our Bugay Estate Vineyards located in the Mayacamas Mountains of Sonoma County. The combination of volcanic soils, mountainous terrain, southern exposure and low yields produce a highly concentrated wine with intense varietal character. Small lots are fermented separately and aged in only the best Louis Latour and François Fréres Barrels. Seductive aromas of blackberry, plum, and black cherry are framed against a foundation of rich chocolate, coffee bean, anise, toasty oak, and wild game. The palate is round, silky, and extravagant. A lush core of plum, dark chocolate, berry compote, and balanced fine tannins accompany an almost endless finish.

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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