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2001 Syrah

2001 Syrah Wine Details
Price: $12.00 per bottle

Description: Big, round ripe--but firm with loads of cherry and plum flavors, black cherry, even a hint of chocolate. Deep color. Drinkable today, but suitable for 3-5 years in the cellar. Yamhill and Benton county vineyards. Total case production: 225.

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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