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2008 Syrah, Stanly Ranch Estate, Carneros


BLEND
100% Syrah

VINEYARDS
Merryvale Stanly Ranch Estate

APPELLATION
Carneros

WINEMAKING

  • Handpicked, hand sorted
  • 18 days on the skins
  • 20% fermented in stainless steel barrels.
  • Bottled unfined and unfiltered

BARREL AGING
? 15 months in French Oak (80% new)

ALCOHOL
14.9% by volume

WINEMAKER'S NOTES
Our Syrah shows intense aromas of blackberries, black plum and smoked meat framed by mocha, spice, ripe tannins and a hint of anise. The mouthfeel is round and generous with a long finish. Our favorite pairings include Provencal style roast leg of lamb.