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Barrel Select Syrah Wine Details

Description: Our Syrah is round and soft in body with a dark ruby hue. The nose is reminiscent of grapes, plums and dark fruits with a hint of pepper, leather and oak. The tannins should continue to soften and age, making the wine very accessible.

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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