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Syrah, Saddle Ridge,

Syrah, Saddle Ridge, Wine Details
Price: $14.95 per bottle

Description: Made in European style and aged in new french oak barrels, this Syrah is well-structured with an austere flavour profile and deep purple colour. This medium-bodied wine expresses black pepper, berry and new oak aromas with complex flavours of blackberries, currents, herbs and spices. This one will improve with bottle age for up to five years. This pairs well with lamb or beef.

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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