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Syrah 'Gamache Vineyards'

Syrah 'Gamache Vineyards' Wine Details
Price: $21.00 per bottle

Description: This 100% Syrah from Gamache Vineyards was aged 15 months in new Sequin Moreau American oak barrels. Gamache Vineyards is located on a plateau in the White Bluffs region of the Columbia Valley, about 35 miles northwest of the winery. The climate is slightly warmer and the elevation higher than the Preston vineyards.The Syrah is a deep, dark purple and jammy on the palate. It's the kind of wine that is helping make a name for Washington state as the top syrah region in the country.

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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