A vibrant, structured and polished red, showing lively raspberry, rose petal and smoky rosemary accents that build richness and length toward refined tannins. Drink now through 2030. 232 cases made.
...It has a deep purple-black color and nose of chocolate box, fried sage, rosemary crusted lamb, cassis and baked black cherries with prosciutto, olive, lilac and violet. Full-bodied, it gives up oodles of savory dark fruits, with firm, chewy tannins and great freshness, finishing long on a mineral/sanguine note. 232 cases produced.
The 2017 Syrah Sierra Mar Vineyard is a very pretty wine built on a sense of energy and vibrancy. The dark fruit, lavender and licorice notes are nicely delineated. It will be interesting to see if the 2017 gains a bit more volume in bottle. Today, it is just a touch on the slender side.