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Reserve Syrah Wine Details

Description: From Ladi’s Award winning vineyard in Sonoma. The robust flavors of black stone fruit, cherries and tea overtake the palate. The finish is layered with smoke and white pepper. We only made 65 barrels of the Reserve. We picked out the best barrels and put them aside for additional aging and then have let this wine sit in the bottle for an additional 12 months prior to release. This one is a real keeper.

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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