This wine is a blend of the best individual vineyard barrels of Syrah (50% Thompson, 33% Larner and 17% Verna's Vineyard). Purple in color, opaque and bright. The nose is great with black raspberries, black pepper, slight bacon fat and roasted meat. With air a slight "purple" flower note. Full bodied. Medium tannins. Lovely texture. On the palate, this is delicious. Not a fruit monster but not shy either. Lots of depth. Still drinking youthfully. Lot of black raspberry fruit with some underlying char and minerality. Nice finish. Great on its own, this works well with food. It was a nice match with Indian food. Drink over the next ten to twelve years.
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