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Tasting Note: A full body, vibrant wine with notes of violets, blueberries, anise and black cherry.
Recommended drinking 2019–2025.
The grapes for this wine were hand selected from individual blocks of Stone Valley and Les Collines Vineyards in the Walla Walla Valley. Elegance, finesse and complexity defines the Syrah from these Vineyards. The wine was made using traditional wine making methods.
Awards & Ratings
- Matt Steeves, Querqus Vino
The 2017 vintage was a featured wine in January's wine club package, 2021.
Tasting notes written by Tony Aspler.
Geographical Indication: Walla Walla Valley (Columbia Valley), Washington
Vineyard: Les Collines & Stone Valley Vineyards
Residual Sugar: 1.95 g/L
Cases Produced: 170
Appearance: Deep ruby-purple colour.
Nose: Cedary, blackberry with pencil shavings on the nose and an herbal tone.
Palate: Medium to full-bodied, dry, juicy, blackberry flavour carried on zesty acidity. Well-integrated French oak (30% new). Lovely mouth-feel and great balance. Firm tannins on the finish.
Quality: Outstanding. Drink now for its freshness or hold a couple of years to mellow the tannins.
Critic Rating: 90 – 92 points - Tony Aspler
Food Pairing: Mushroom and gouda-stuffed peppers, steak sandwich with horseradish mayo, smoked pork ribs with potato salad, lamb souvlaki with pita bread and tzatziki, and chocolate fondue.