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2005 Syrah

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Tasting Notes

Dark purple; licorice, blackberry, cola, cassis, meaty, tobacco, cedar, vanilla, and violet aromas; big, ripe, young, clean, slightly oaky, blackberry fruit flavors; rich, medium-full body; good balance, with a long finish.

Vineyard Designation

Sams Valley Vineyard

Production Notes

Barrel Program 1/3 New, 1/3 1-3 Years, 1/3 Neutral

Winemaker Notes

Winemaker Joe Dobbes

Ratings

88 Wine Enthusiast

Awards

Gold - 2009 Sommieler Challenge Bronze - San Francisco Chronicle Silver - Fingerlakes International Wine Competition Bronze - Long Beach Grand Cru
Vintage 2005
Wine Style Bold Red Wine
Varietal Syrah
Appellation Rogue Valley
Harvest Date October 11, 2005
Barrel Aging 16 Months 50% American 50% French
Bottling Date May 2007
Residual Sugar 0
Alcohol % 14.1
Size 750 ml