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Canoe Ridge Estate Syrah

Canoe Ridge Estate Syrah Wine Details
Price: $21.99 per bottle

Description: “More cherry and Rhone-like in its refinement and complexity, this wine is not going to be a big jammy Syrah. Enjoy its more elegant, dusty tannisand red cherry character.” -Bob Bertheau, 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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