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Benziger Family Winery Syrah 2006 Wine Review

Benziger Family Winery Syrah 2006

Benziger Family Winery Syrah 2006

North Coast, California, United States

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2010-2014

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Benziger Family Winery

Agent: Corby Spirit And Wine Limited

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Benziger has long practised sustainable agriculture in the production of their wines. Their methods are not only good for the environment, they also help nurture grapes with more site-specific characters, flavours and aromas. This full-bodied Syrah shows ample blackberry fruit with hints of coffee, supported by supple tannins. Try it with beef steaks, from grass-fed cows. My note: Full-bodied and lip-smacking delicious. Aromas of dark fruit and smoke.

Syrah food pairings: beef.

This Benziger Family Winery Syrah 2006 was reviewed on September 18, 2010 by Natalie MacLean

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Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

The integrated, medium to full bodied 2006 Benziger Syrah has a nice bouquet of pronounced vanilla-coconut, followed by less intense wood and oak and with delicate yogurty strawberry/blueberry aromas. It has refined tannins (decant for 15 to 30 min) and a long and smooth finish. It is ready to drink now but will nicely age for the next 5 to 10 years. My impression: BEAUTIFUL, 92 pts - a definite recommendation, especially at this price. Tasted Dec/10.

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