2006 Dry Creek Valley Syrah

94%   Dry Creek Valley Syrah
6%
  Dry Creek Valley Petite Sirah

pH: 3.72
T.A.: 0.63 g/100mL
Alcohol: 15.1%
Cases Produced: 246

From the Teldeschi Ranch, this year’s Dry Creek Syrah has a bit of a twist – petite sirah! We found that a small amount of petite sirah added volume and texture to the mid-palate, making the wine more complete. The magic of blending! Aged in all French oak, 50% new, the wine was given a light egg white fining before being bottled unfiltered.

Tasting Note: Black-purple. Nearly opaque. Heady aromas of blackberry, blueberry, and fig are complicated by notes of new leather and violets. On the palate, full-bodied and deceptively smooth on entry. Refreshing tannins and acidity creep in on the persistent finish. A powerful wine with a long life ahead of it. Optimum drinking should be late-2009 (if you like ‘em young) through 2018. (MRO – 10/30/08)

Suggested Retail: $33 - Sold Out
Release Date: November 2008
 
 
 

 

 

 

 
   
     
     
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