Syrah

 

Tasting Notes

  • Aroma:  Has complex aroma with notes of black fruit, dark chocolate, spice, earth, and smoke. 
  • Flavor: Full-bodied and bold, with a long finish. The fruit flavors are  concentrated and ripe, with flavors of blackberries, plums, and black currants. 
  • Body: Full-bodied.
  • Acidity: Medium to high.
  • Tannins: The tannins are  firm but well-integrated.

Pairing Suggestions

  • Roast meats: Pairs well with roast meats, such as lamb, beef, and duck. The bold flavors of the wine can stand up to the richness of the meat, while the acidity helps to balance the fat.
  • Spicy foods: Pairs with spicy foods, such as curry, chili, and sausage. The spice notes in the wine can complement the flavors of the food, while the tannins help to cut through the richness of the spices.
  • Hearty stews: Pairs with hearty stews, such as beef bourguignon and lamb shanks. The bold flavors of the wine can stand up to the richness of the stew, while the acidity helps to cut through the richness of the stew.
  • Blue cheese: Pairs with blue cheese, such as Stilton or Gorgonzola. The bold flavors of the wine can complement the flavors of the cheese, while the tannins help to cleanse the palate.
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