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Santa Maria Valley California - Syrah 2015
95 Pts Robert Parker 94+ Pts Wine Advocate 93 Pts & Editor's Choice Wine Enthusiast
Hand harvested at night, and fermented with native yeast and malolactic fermentations. Aged 16 months in French oak; 25% new. This wine was bottled unfined and unfiltered.
“Pink peppercorns and violet flowers sprinkled over summer rain moistened soils.” It is almost poetic what this wine can say. A true Midsummer Night’s Dream, the liveliness of the fruit is faultless. Crunchy blueberry, lingonberry and spicy black currants. You can expect olive brine and roasted meats to evolve with 5-8 years in bottle, but the youth and vigor of this Syrah will stick around for a while.