2012 Syrah, Cole Creek Vineyard, Russian River Valley
96 and #14 of Wine Enthusiast's Top 100 Cellar Selections 2015
This is a gorgeous expression of the variety, co-fermented with 6% Viognier, fruity, ripe and plush yet also completely varietal in its punches of floral white pepper, anise and gamy meat. Although the wine is ready to enjoy now, those who can restrain themselves should cellar it through 2022 to see how it further develops. Cellar Selection.