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SYRAH - Santa Ynez Valley

SYRAH - Santa Ynez Valley Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: This wine begins with a complex bouquet of blackberry, caramel and chocolate with hints of anise and white pepper. As it is savored a bit longer, flavors of black cherry, plum and spice unfold across a smooth, broad texture. Accents of mocha accompany supple tannins on a rich, lingering finish. Kevin Willenborg, Winemaker

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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