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2002 Syrah

2002 Syrah Wine Details
Price: $24.00 per bottle

Description: McDowell Valley Vineyards. 100% Syrah was picked from three different clonal varieties. The nose on this wine is filled with perfume and floral notes. Black cherry, a little herb and roses come across the full palate. A long, lingering finish of very soft oak makes your mouth water. Medals in 2004: Bronze - Sonoma-Marin Fair.

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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