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Napa Valley Syrah

Napa Valley Syrah Wine Details
Price: $32.00 per bottle

Description: Almost black in color, this wine is powerful in flavor as well as aroma. Hints of blackberry, cherry and dark chocolate combined with a solid structure and full of body. While being smooth and Silky in the mouth with a great, never ending finish this wine will last for many years to come. Bold! 390 cases produced

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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