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"R" Syrah

"R" Syrah Wine Details
Price: $24.00 per bottle

Description: The 2005 vintage has the typical deep purple color with a bit of ruby in the hues. The aromas are of plums spice and leather. The bouquet delivers notes of vanilla and cinnamon. On the palate racy flavors of sweet blackberry and fully ripened plums mingle with a bit of black pepper and chocolate. The texture is round and soft and the tannins are well integrated and provide a smooth supple texture. The lengthy finish is loaded with smoky toasted oak.

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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