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Hug Cellars Bassetti Vineyard Syrah

Hug Cellars Bassetti Vineyard Syrah Wine Details
Price: $40.00 per bottle

Description: From one of the trendsetting vineyards in San Luis Obispo County, this wine offers up a classic example of what the 2003 vintage provide most Central Coast Syrah growers with. This wine has more elegance and balance than previous vintages which plays as a great complement to the power and mature ripeness we historically obtain from the Bassetti Vineyard.

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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