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2001 Syrah

2001 Syrah Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: A classic Northern Rhone is packed with rich ripe fruit and berry flavors with a touch of spiciness. This wine exudes the character of the Rhone River Valley. Oak aged for eighteen months adds a hint of smokiness and softens tannins.

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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