2008 Sonoma County Syrah

93% Syrah
5% Grenache
2% Petite Sirah

pH: 3.68
T.A.: 6.5 g/L
Alcohol: 14.9%
Cases Produced: 232

Don’t let the broader designation of “Sonoma County” fool you. This is a Syrah of great pedigree! Using Syrah from Jemrose Vineyard in the Bennett Valley and Rossi Ranch in Sonoma Valley, we found a little Grenache and Petite Sirah completed the blend. Aged in all French oak, 22% new. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.

Sonoma County Syrah

Tasting Note:

Very dark ruby-purple. Verging on opaque. Concentrated aromas of blackberry, raw beef, and a touch of pepper exude from the glass. Full-bodied and concentrated but not at all oafish or “lazy” thanks to invigorating tannins and acidity. A terrific Syrah at an even better price. Optimum drinking should be between 2011 and 2020. (MRO – 3/15/10)

Suggested Retail: $25 - Sold Out
Release Date: April 2010