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Brassfield Estate Syrah, Round Mountain Vineyard

Brassfield Estate Syrah, Round Mountain Vineyard Wine Details

Description: A dark, opaque hue and ripe, sweet plumy and meaty aromas are offered up at the onset of tasting this massive bodied red. Additional aromatics of brambly, stewed fruit and mince precede flavors of blackberries and hints of smoked ham. Enjoy with hearty stews, osso bucco, venison or a mixed grill of sausages and 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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