Red

2001 Failla Syrah Que Syrah Vineyard

Syrah

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Sonoma County
  • > Sonoma Coast
Drink between 2003 - 2009
CT89 13 reviews

Community Tasting Notes 13

  • GregBates Likes this wine:

    November 28, 2013 - still was good with an early thanksgiving dinner, unfortunately i let the sediment get mixed up in transport

  • stufis wrote: (50 points)

    April 30, 2011 - As others have indicated, there had to be some material problems with the production of this wine. $34 price tag notwithstanding, this sucked...and we have had plenty opf Syrahs...bed, mediocre, flawed, etc. It was not flawed in the sens of TCA, which we all know well.

    This was in a class by itself. I tried to enter this on CT with a score of 42, but it was rejected as too low. I need to talk with Eric about this...

    I was forced to open an ARCADIAN 2000 GARYS/O'Flemming and a 20003 HOLDREDGE LOVERS LANE to satisfy three cow-eaters, which they did very well.

  • Hodby wrote: (78 points)

    December 30, 2010 - Medium red. Unusually herbaceous nose, of complex yet oddly-chemical notes, with green grass, rubber, bacon, compost, mint elements coming and going all at once. Medium high acidity, low tannin. Lean cherry fruit fights with unbalanced high acidity. My guess is young vine fruit, overcropped, under-ripened, perhaps even mis-adjusted in the winery; it's a very cool climate site. Not my style of syrah.

  • Traxx wrote: flawed

    December 19, 2010 - Thin and flavorless

  • prufrocksabogado wrote: (84 points)

    August 13, 2010 - Well past prime. Overwhelming sourness w a vegetal petrol aftertaste. Cooking syrah?

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Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2003, Issue #108 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2001
  • Type Red
  • Producer Failla
  • Varietal Syrah
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Que Syrah Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Sonoma Coast

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 47 (55%)
  • Consumed 38 (45%)

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Who Likes This Wine

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