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Syrah Barrel Select Wine Details
Price: $23.00 per bottle

Description: Rich and profound nose of wild strawberries and red currant. A vivid wine manifesting eminent purity, the palate offers a singular profusion of sweet licorice. A versatile, all around red that is as great a duet with cheeses and tomato based pasta sauces as it is grilled or roasted beef or lamb.

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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