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Syrah Wine Details
Price: $28.00 per bottle

Description: This 100% Syrah grape, grown in the Alexander Valley near Geyserville, is the Estrella River Clone on 101-14 rootstock. I have found this particular grape to be one of the most beautiful to grow. I use this wonderful wine in all of my blends because it is so versatile. It has a smoky aroma and flavor, with a hint of dark chocolate and berries that linger on the palette forever.

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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