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Syrah Wine Details
Price: $23.00 per bottle

Description: As we continue to improve our relationships with our Washington growers, we have been able to add new varieties of grapes. In 2003 we were fortunate to get 1 ton of Syrah grapes from one of the best blocks grown by Kestrel Vineyards in the Yakima Valley near Prosser, Washington.

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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