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Schoolhouse Syrah 2001

Schoolhouse Syrah 2001 Wine Details
Price: $15.00 per bottle

Description: As with all of our Schoolhouse wines, the vineyards in the blend are from the same sources (all west side fruit) that are used in our primary Adelaida label. Redolent of black plum jam, melted licorice and vanilla bean, its evolving personality of plush fruits, English saddle leather and sweet oak flavors are balanced by zesty natural acidity.

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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