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Nickel and Nickel Darien Vineyard Syrah

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

Description: Very dark in color, this wine entices the senses with a perfume of plum, violet, tar, coffee and spice. It is packed with intensity, opening with a mouthful of jammy fruit, meat, spice, earth and a gamey quality that is true to the varietal. Big and bold, it fills the palate with layers of flavors finishing with coffee and roasted nuts enveloped by elegant, coating tannins.

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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