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Syrah

Syrah Wine Details
Price: $19.99 per bottle

Description: This full-bodied wine is a fine example of intensity of flavor for which the North Fork is well known. This wine is barrel aged in French Oak for 18 months. A soft silky wine with hints of pepper, the palate gives generous berry flavors with fine toasty oak finish. Gold Medal- Tampa, Florida State Fair International Wine Competition 2002

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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