2008 Failla Syrah Phoenix Ranch


  • USA
  • > California
  • > Napa Valley
Drink between 2013 - 2017
CT91.5 13 reviews
Borrowed from N.V.
Borrowed from 2007
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Community Tasting Notes 8

  • mkmast wrote: (90 points)

    November 28, 2013 - Really should have waited on this one. Still tight but the power and potential are there.

  • ToddS wrote:

    August 9, 2013 - Knew from pouring into the decanter that this bottle was going to be rocking the black olive.

    Olives meats and cherries. Looks like these are ready now.

  • Ben Christiansen wrote:

    January 5, 2013 - Curiously unloved the first day open. And then on day two much more loved. I think it might have been the crowd or food. But in any case, still works it out on day two!

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • williamswhine wrote: (90 points)

    December 20, 2012 - Dark ruby hue, intense dark fruit, spicy-- candidly a little different tasting (not flawed). Rustic wine with a lot of character. Mixed reviews at the table.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • jonysan Likes this wine: (90 points)

    August 20, 2012 - Floral, smoke and meat flavors. Polished tannins. Nice finish. Not a big fruit type Syrah.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2010, Issue #150 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer Failla
  • Varietal Syrah
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Phoenix Ranch
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 90 (66%)
  • Consumed 46 (34%)

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