2005 Russian River Valley Syrah

100%
  Russian River Valley Syrah, Parsons' Ranch

pH: 3.62
T.A.: 0.600 g/100mL
Alcohol: 15.7%
Cases Produced: 287

Although this is our first year working with the Parsons' Ranch, we’re off to a terrific start!  Picked October 14th and October 25th, 40% whole clusters were used in the indigenous fermentation.  Aged in all French oak, 36% new.  Bottled unfined and unfiltered.

Tasting Note: Inky black-purple in color.  Heady aromas of blackberry compote and fresh churned butter.  Smells just like Grandma’s blackberry cobbler!  As full-bodied as our Dry Creek syrah but perhaps with slightly brighter acidity (as expected from Russian River Valley).  Slurp-able now but even better with cellaring.  Drink from mid-2008 through 2013.  (MRO – 3/1/07)

Suggested Retail: $36 - Sold Out
Release Date: Spring 2007
 
 
 

 

 

 

 
   
     
     
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