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Syrah Wine Details
Price: $32.00 per bottle

Description: Our 2004 Syrah was gently crushed and fermented in small stainless steel tanks, employing twice daily delastage-style “pump-overs” where grape seeds are discarded, thereby reducing bitter tannins in the wine. After an average of 25 days on the skins, the “free-run” wine was gravity-fed to small French oak barrels, where it aged for 21 months before blending with small amounts of pressed wine.

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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