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2005 Sanguis The Optimist Syrah

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March 14, 2021 - $38



91Robert M. Parker Jr.

The dark ruby/purple-hued 2005 Syrah The Optimist possesses a sweet bouquet of blackberries, smoke, espresso roast, chocolate, and earth. Full-bodied, opulent, and voluptuous, with a long, heady finish.

90Vinous / IWC

Pungent dark berry aromas are complicated by a suave bouquet of fresh and dried flowers, vanillin oak, mocha and sandalwood. Sweet and round, with deep but lively blackberry and cassis flavors, supple tannins and an earthy...


Red Wine, Syrah (Shiraz)

This grape is grown in milder climates and produces a medium-to full-bodied wine. It is also known as Shiraz, but should not be confused with Petit Sirah, which was developed by crossing Syrah with Peloursin.