Syrah 2014 Estate Winemaker's Reserve 1.5L

Syrah 2014 Estate Winemaker's Reserve 1.5L

Crafted from a selection of our finest mountain-top and benchland blocks, this wine has richly structured layers of opulent flavor and a Iong, velvety finish.

$120.00
Quantity:
SYWM143

Wine profile

Vintage
2014
Wine Type
Estate Red
Varietal
90% Syrah, 10% Grenache
Appellation
Estate - Dry Creek Valley
Acid
0.63 g/100ml
pH
3.71
Alcohol
15.4%

Vineyard Notes

This MAGNUM COLLECTION wine is made from grapes grown at Michel-Schlumberger estate vineyard in Dry Creek Valley.  Our winemaker carefully selected individual barrels of Syrah, and added a small amount of our estate hillside block of Grenache to achieve the optimum expression of flavor for this Syrah.

Harvest:        Sept 12th to 30th, 2014

Production Notes

Fermentation:  The grapes were crushed into small fermenters.  After cold-soaking for three days to extract rich color, the must fermented on the skins for three weeks to obtain a richly extracted wine.

Cooperage / Aging:  Aged for 19 months in French oak barrels.

Bottling Date:  May 16, 2016

Winemaker Notes

Color:  Dark ruby

Aromas:  rich dark fruit, blackberry, black cherry, plum

Palate:  lush mouthfeel, long finish of dark fruit

Production

120 Cases