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Nickel and Nickel Darien Vineyard Syrah

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

Description: Indicative of syrah, this wine is dark in color and opens with aromas of lavender, plum and spice. The beautiful floral note of this vineyard carries through on the palate, mixed with layers of red fruits and an underlying meatiness typical of the variety. This wine is full from start to finish and has an excellent progression of fruit, spice, toast, and meat that continues into a long, supple 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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