100% Syrah from the Crane vineyard along Bruella Road. The granite sand in this area produces a rich, slightly spicy wine, full-bodied with a deep cherry red color with cedar and cherry notes. Aged for 18 months in American Oak at the winery provides a vanilla finish that lingers on the back of tongue.
Appellation: Crane Vineyard – Lodi
Harvest Dates: September 21, 2012
Vineyard Designation: Crane Vineyard
Aging: 18 months in new American Oak
Bottling Date: August 2014
Alcohol: 14.6% `
Residual Sugar: 0.41 g/l
Price: $18.00/bottle plus tax and shipping
15.00/bottle for wine club members plus tax and shipping
Varietal Fun Facts: Like many wines, Syrah has an Old World and a New World style. Syrahs from the Old World (think France, Italy) tend to have more acidity and earthy-herbaceous aromas. New World Syrahs (think California, Australia and South America) tend to be fruitier with a spicy finish.