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Columbia Valley Syrah

Columbia Valley Syrah Wine Details
Price: $48.00 per bottle

Description: 100% Syrah. A small production, multi-vineyard cuvee’ of 100% Syrah, 100% free run juice, aged for 19 months in 95% new oak. Only 18 barrels of this magnificent wine were produced. There are intoxicating aromas of freshly crushed red berries, flowers, spice, and mocha. On the palate, the wine is super rich, viscous, and multilayered. Complex flavors of red and black fruits and the continuation of the mocha are dominant on the long finish. The fine grained tannins support the wine throughout. This is a serious wine, meant for long term aging.

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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