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Vanessa Vineyard Syrah 2016

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Deborah Podurgiel Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Meaty, meaty, meaty! Steak, steak, steak! A beautiful Côtes du Rhône-style 92% Syrah (clone 100) and 8% Viognier red wine blend produced from estate-grown grapes from Vanessa Vineyard in the Similkameen Valley.

Opaque ruby in the glass, fragrant with cooked bacon, grilled meat, cloves, pink rose petals, dark cherry, liquorice aromas, distinct but well-married. Powerful elegance, medium-plus-bodied with juicy dark cherry, plum, liquorice, menthol, pepper and oak spice with a smooth and juicy long sour cherry finish to mid-palate topped with a smattering of mochanilla. From a fairy-tale vintage and exceptionally well-crafted.

The Syrah and Viognier grapes were co-fermented, then aged 20 months in new and previous-use oak barrels (60% American oak / 40% French oak).

Delicious with a prime roast of beef done rare. Tasted May 2020.




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Vanessa Vineyard Syrah 2016, Similkameen Valley, British Columbia BC V.Q.A., Canada Natalie has not yet reviewed this wine. It's listed here for your convenience so that you can find it easily in your local liquor store. Drink: 2019-2030. 75846 14.50% D 750 mL  $36.99. August 16, 2018  Full Review

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