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South Coast Syrah

South Coast Syrah Wine Details
Price: $34.00 per bottle

Description: Syrah is the basis for the great reds of the Northern Rhone; as an ingredient in blends, it contributes much of the character and aging potential for wines of the Southern Rhone. This "Old World" style Syrah presents expansive black cherry fruit, ruby red color and a very aromatic nose of wild raspberry and plum. Each sip finishes with hints of berries, licorice, dried herbs, brown sugar, toasted almond and vanilla. Excellent from beginning to end, soft, smooth and full-bodied.

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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