Red

2005 Pax Syrah Walker Vine Hill

Syrah

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Russian River Valley
Drink between 2007 - 2015 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 129

  • TwoSmoochies wrote: (90 points)

    May 7, 2017 - Not as good as some of the others but solid - huge bottle variation

  • TwoSmoochies wrote: (92 points)

    March 8, 2017 - Some bottle variation but this one was nice.

  • sayward wrote: (91 points)

    December 31, 2016 - Decanted for 2 hours. Big wine. Fruit is integrating. Finish has some acidity. Not thinking that this will get better. Drink now and coming 3 years.

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  • Quiet Lion Likes this wine: (92 points)

    October 16, 2016 - Consistent with previous notes.

  • Quiet Lion Likes this wine: (93 points)

    October 12, 2016 - Delicious concentration, perhaps a bit faded compared to the previous bottle and more pronounced salty bedrock. Still delicious.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    May/June 2007, IWC Issue #132 (link)

    (Pax Wine Cellars Syrah Walker Vine Hill Russian River Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    8/16/2007 (link) 92 points

    (Pax Syrah Walker Vine Hill) Lavender and clove nose; tasty, soft plum palate, with a little pepper; medium-plus finish 92+ pts.

  • By Richard Jennings
    4/14/2007 (link) 92 points

    (Pax Syrah Walker Vine Hill) Bright red violet color; very enticing nose of black cherry, caramel, mocha, blackberries; tasty, balanced blackberry and blueberry fruit with well integrated caramel oak; medium-plus finish 92+ pts.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Pax
  • Varietal Syrah
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Walker Vine Hill
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Russian River Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 14 (1%)
  • In Cellars 704 (45%)
  • Consumed 844 (54%)

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