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Herbert Vineyard Syrah

Herbert Vineyard Syrah Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: Gold Medal Winner! Seductive and smooth with blueberry, plum, black currant and fig. Earthy flavors with hints of smoke, chocolate, coffee and minerals. A combination of oak and tea like tannins provide an interesting and lasting finish.

Varietal Definition
Syrah:
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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