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Syrah Wine Details
Price: $19.00 per bottle

Description: Big and intense is how we like our Syrahs! Aged 11 months in small oak barrels (30% new, 50/50 American and French); we want the great fruit flavors that the Yakima Valley has to come through. In the nose you will find raspberries and sweet oak followed by the flavors of plums and dark berries with a nice finish of acid and oak. Think steak or even pepperoni pizza for this vintage!

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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