Red

2009 K Vintners Syrah Milbrandt Vineyard

Syrah

  • USA
  • Washington
  • Columbia Valley
  • Wahluke Slope
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Community Tasting Notes 13

  • rustyRudy Likes this wine: (92 points)

    February 25, 2015 - Purple in color. Black fruit, grilled meat, and a hint of forest floor on the nose. Great length and depth of flavor. A very pleasant hint of funk mid palate. Ripe black cherry comes out at the finish. This did improve compared to my previous bottle, and did benefit from some air time as well.

  • baileycs Likes this wine: (91 points)

    October 16, 2013 - great wine, needs some air time, as it really opens up. Deep, dark, plum, spice, nice mouth, medium finish.

  • knorthrip Likes this wine: (90 points)

    April 20, 2013 - Dark fruit, earthy meaty notes, and tar. Well balanced, easy to drink. After about 1 1/2 hours it begins to reveal chocolate and vanilla notes. Good now, but will likely drink well for a couple of more years.

  • baileycs Likes this wine: (89 points)

    April 8, 2013 - This is good, not great. Not big and overpowering. Fruit forward, well integrated, a little bit of funk the first night, not the second, soft for a Charles Smith/K Syrah, medium finish.

  • nortonnose Likes this wine: (89 points)

    December 29, 2012 - PnP from 750ml. No lengthy note here - enjoyable, funky K - if a bit sweet. Improved on subsequent nights. No rush to open the next one

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    November/December 2012, IWC Issue #165 (link)

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  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    Australia and the Pacific Northwest, Issue #8, 6/25/2011 (link) 93 points

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer K Vintners
  • Varietal Syrah
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Milbrandt Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region Washington
  • SubRegion Columbia Valley
  • Appellation Wahluke Slope

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 178 (26%)
  • Consumed 512 (74%)

Food Pairing

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Who Likes This Wine

89% Like It  9 votes