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Nickel and Nickel Dyer Vineyard Syrah

Nickel and Nickel Dyer Vineyard Syrah Wine Details
Price: $40.00 per bottle

Description: Similar to the 2001 vintage, this wine opens with a bouquet of floral aromas of rose petal, violets, wild berries and spice. The flavors are rich and dense, with a bit of earth and meat adding layers. This wine has a lot going on and the medley of fruit, pepper, and spice is complemented by the toasty oak, which adds a sweetness to the palate. The fat, silky texture of this wine continues to grow with the fruit into a well-sculpted 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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