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Syrah Melville

Syrah Melville Wine Details
Price: $45.00 per bottle

Description: There is nothing else quite like the striking aromas of very cool-climate syrah. This wine's aroma is so wild and peppery it's hard to put down the glass. It's nice when a wine is so captivating that you feel compelled to taste it again and again to fully understand all of its complexities.

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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