Syrah Santa Barbara County 2014
WINE OVERVIEW

Dark, bold and super-expressive with aromatic energy and overall vibrancy.

Tasting Notes

Aromas of smoky blackberry, boysenberry, and herbs, with notes of cola and vanilla. Spicy dark berry and candied cherry flavors on the palate, with floral and olive nuances. Juicy and concentrated but lively, with soft tannins and a strong finish.

Food Pairing

Crostini with camembert and blackberry jam, Braised duck legs with olives, venison stew

Tech Details

Hand-harvested from Verna’s Vineyard and Kimsey Vineyard in mid-November. 25% whole-cluster fermentation and pressed with ultra-gentle stainless steel basket press in an 8-hour cycle. Fermented in small lots (2 tons) with native yeast only. Year-round barrel maturation at 55 degrees. No fining, no filtering, and only 1 racking and 1 SO2 addition prior to bottling. Aged for 12 months in 100% neutral oak and 12 months in bottle.
Varietal Composition:
100% Syrah
Cases Imported:
800
Alcohol:
14.2%
Size:
12/750ml
Suggested Retail Price:
$42
UPC Code:
0