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Syrah Sonoma County

Syrah Sonoma County Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: The 2001 Marr Cellars Syrah exhibits softer dense varietal aromas along with subtle but round fruit flavors, followed by a touch of spice and some lingering, almost chalky tannins. The initial aromas are meaty and zesty, with a combination of dense dark fruit, smoke, and spice. The palate is full, rich, and supple, featuring ripe plums and dark cherries with a touch of smoke and tar leading to hints of minerals that combine with softer tannins for a long drifting finish.

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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