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2002 Syrah

2002 Reserve Syrah Wine Details

Description: A huge, dense, luscious wine with layers of fruit, toasty oak and spicy complexity. Jammy, berry flavors are complemented by mineral notes, violet floral aromas, and firm tannin structure for ageability.

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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