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Queen Of Syrah Cool Climate, Cave De Tain L'hermitage Syrah 2007 Wine Review

Queen Of Syrah Cool Climate, Cave De Tain L'hermitage Syrah 2007

Queen Of Syrah Cool Climate, Cave De Tain L'hermitage Syrah 2007

Vin De Pays Des Collines Rhodaniennes, Rhône, France

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $11.95

Drink: 2010-2012

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Queen Of Syrah

Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Juicy with lots of black cherry and raspberry flavour but not heavy or jammy. Wonderfully supple and full-bodied and balanced. Spectacularly well-priced.

Syrah food pairings: crown roast of pork.

This Queen Of Syrah Cool Climate, Cave De Tain L'hermitage Syrah 2007 was reviewed on August 21, 2010 by Natalie MacLean

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Corinna Horton rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Subtly and light, not what one might expect of a Syrah, but with all the refinement of fruit you associate with this grape; tart raspberry and delicate cherry. A surprisingly delicate embrace.
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Palate - rich, soft and savoury. A lovely expression of Cool climate Syrah , typical from the Northern Rhone, home of Syrah, with lots of black fruits and a refreshing finish.

Source: NB Liquor Stores
Despite its modern label, Queen of Syrah Cool Climate Syrah 2007, I am happy to report, displays very traditional, Rhone-style syrah flavour at a bargain price. Don’t expect a voluptuous, mouth-filling Aussie shiraz, by any means. Do expect a nicely chiselled, leaner rendition, with a firmer acid backbone. Notes of dark plum, licorice and black pepper are set against a silky texture that finishes with a very French tug of astringency. Pretty simple and straightforward, but an impressive entry-level introduction to the northern Rhone ... If you want to be cheeky. Source: Bob Campbell, MW, bobswinereviews.com

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