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Boxcar Syrah

Boxcar Syrah Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: Deeply concentrated yet beautifully weightless. Rainier cherries, purple pears, and Earl Grey tea with Bergamot unfold on the palate with intriguing complexity. Slight undertones of caramel and wild sage enliven the nose while rich dark fruits give the body curves. Garnet colored with a lavender halo, this Sonoma Coast syrah is a high-polished jewel.

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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