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Syrah Wine Details
Price: $28.00 per bottle

Description: The '04 Syrah will be welcomed by those of you who loved our 10 and 02 Syrahs. Fruit for this vintage was sourced primarily from Lock Vineyard with a small addition from the Jensen Vineyard, both on the Westside area of the Paso Robles appellation. The color is richly dense with deep garnet hues. The nose is fruity with overtones of spice, bery, beef, cherry and just a hint of chocolate. Layers of complexity are countered with a well-balanced acid and tannic structure. For such a young wine it has a smooth mid-palate and a long lingering finish. Is is very approachable now and will improve with age over the next seven to ten years. Only 140 cases of this exemplary wine were produced.

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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