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BC VQA British Columbia Road 13 Syrah 2015 Wine Review

BC VQA British Columbia Road 13 Syrah 2015

BC VQA British Columbia Road 13 Syrah 2015

BC VQA British Columbia, Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 1

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Drink: 2017-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Reviews and Ratings

Trevor Sabourin - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This Syrah pours a deep, glass-staining ruby purple, and contains small portions of other varieties: 3% viognier, 3% roussanne, and 2% mourvedre. It is from both Okanagan and Similkameen Valley grapes. The nose offers a lovely balance of ripe, dark fruit, (black plum, black cherry, blueberry) savoury, spicy notes (black pepper, sage, fennel, black olive) floral violet, and light touches of dark roast coffee and vanilla (oak). It also shows developing hints of smoked meat, leather, and forest floor. The palate is dense and full-bodied, with balancing acidity and medium-plus, smooth tannins. Flavours are similar to the aromas, but with stronger coffee, spicy, and savoury notes. Excellent finish. Falls somewhere between French and Australian style, yet is distinctly BC. Tasted July 2017.

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