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Syrah, Stillwater Creek Vineyard

Syrah, Stillwater Creek Vineyard Wine Details
Price: $28.00 per bottle

Description: Glorious stuff, this refined but elegant Syrah offers black cherry, ripe berry and spicy plum aromas and flavors. Balanced and well-structured, the lengthy finish is jammy and rich.

Varietal Definition
Syrah:
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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