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2003 Syrah Harrison Vineyard

2003 Syrah Harrison Vineyard Wine Details
Price: $27.00 per bottle

Description: Flowing from the bottle this full-bodied wine exhibits a nose full of blackberry and spice with hints of pepper and oak lingering in the background. As it passes the lips flavors of cherry, blackberry, and blueberry caress your tastebuds and massage your palate. A flirtatious softness, coupled with a bite of capsicum, cassis, tobacco, and a hint of smoke that kicks you in the tongue, reminding you to take this wine seriously. With a silky finish that leaves you in anticipation of the next sip, this wine can be enjoyed tonight, but will age gracefully over the next 6 years. Try this wine with a duck roast and cranberry chutney, or pair with your favorite pasta.

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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