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2018 Syrah

93 Points & Cellar Selection, Wine Enthusiast

Slow to open, but very expressive with layers of plum, berry, spice and espresso. Full-bodied and firm. Plum and berry notes carry through to the long finish.

Available only in the Tasting Room
 

Vineyard Notes

Fenaughty, Sentinel Oak, Barsotti

Winemaker Notes

Destemmed and then cold soaked in 3 and 6 ton fermentation tanks. The must had a combination of pump overs and punch downs during fermentation. Each lot sat on the skins for 14-31 days.

Pairings

Barbeque pork with an Asian plum sauce
Vintage 2018
Wine Style Red Wine
Varietal Shiraz/Syrah
Varietal Composition 100% Syrah
Appellation Sierra Foothills
Barrel Aging 20-22 months. 75% Neutral French Oak 25% New French Oak
Alcohol % 15.3%
Size 750 ml