2010 Syrah, Sonoma Coast
Medium-dark ruby; attractive, forward, spicy, blueberry and blackberry fruit aroma with hints of dried herbs, black pepper, and smoked meat; full body; forward, rich, extracted, plummy, blackberry flavors with some suppleness in the mouthfeel; full tannin; lingering aftertaste. Should be worthwhile to age for another five years. Very highly recommended. 14.5% alcohol; 876cases; blended with 5% Viognier; released June 2013.