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Syrah, Riverbend Vineyards Wahluke Slope

Syrah, Riverbend Vineyards Wahluke Slope Wine Details
Price: $28.00 per bottle

Description: OK, you drink wine, but do you LOVE wine? That question is answered by your body of work in the wine education field. If you have not studied the fine distinctions of central Washington's Wahluke Slope then you've only gone on a few are not 'in love' yet. The 2006 Syrah is an astonishlingly awesome wine; pure, simple, amazing fruit and a finish that does not want to end. It all attests to Wahluke Slope supremacy among wine-growing regions. Until you have actually tasted this superlative red wine, your body of work in incomplete.

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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