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Boushey Vineyard Syrah

Boushey Vineyard Syrah Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: The harvest of 2001 was, without question, yet another in a string of phenomenal Washington State vintages. As Winemakers go, we in Washington State have been exceptionally blessed with uncommonly fine growing conditions the past four years. As anticipated, the Boushey vineyard produced a very sexy-luscious Syrah. The color is purple with dark red tones. The aromas and flavors are sweet spices, licorice, plum jam and black sweet cherries. The structure is quite fine. Though supple now, this wine possesses a good 7 - 10 years cellar potential.

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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