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Syrah, Sonoma Valley

Syrah, Sonoma Valley Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: Intensely scented, this Syrah shows complex, ripe black plum, currant, pepper and meaty aromas. On the palate, the wine is lushly textured with marvelously juicy plum and berry fruit and subtle hints of French oak on the lengthy 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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