Red

2009 Cayuse Syrah En Chamberlin Vineyard

Syrah

  • USA
  • > Washington
  • > Columbia Valley
  • > Walla Walla Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 24

  • redzins Likes this wine: (96 points)

    August 31, 2014 - Deep Purple, complex aromas of black and red berries with a bit of chocolate and leather. Aromas continued into the flavors, with a long finish on integrated tannin structure.

  • JohanPe Likes this wine: (93 points)

    May 17, 2014 - Another wonderful Syrah from Walla Walla Valley. Purple flowers, vanilla, herbs, plums, some dark chocolate, burnt coffee and a distinct note of spices. Very complex and interesting nose, great.
    A massive palate with similar notes, heat of spice and some alcohol in the aftertaste together with rosemary and thyme-plants. This wine screams for meat. A truly wonderful wine. Note to self; compared to the Reynvaan In the Rocks '10, which have a "meatier"profile, this is more about spice and heat.

  • rhalbert wrote: (93 points)

    February 23, 2014 - With Jan over Wagyu NYs

  • rhalbert wrote: (95 points)

    February 13, 2014 - Drank over 2 hours and it was absolutely fantastic.

  • rhalbert wrote: (94 points)

    February 6, 2014 - Absolutely killer juice. About as Northern Rhône as you could get.

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Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

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

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The Rhone Report

  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    Issue #12, 6/23/2012 (link) 98 points

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  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    A focus on Washington State, Issue #4, 5/1/2010 (link) (95-97) points

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Washington Wine Report

  • By Sean Sullivan
    11/30/2012 (link) ***** points

    (Cayuse Vineyards En Chamberlain Vineyard Syrah Walla Walla Valley) Dark in color. Arresting aromas of bloody beef, mushroom, and savory notes. Coats the palate from end to end with soft, savory flavors with incredible intensity and length. Among the best from the 2009 vintage. 100% Syrah. 314 cases produced.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Cayuse
  • Varietal Syrah
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard En Chamberlin Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region Washington
  • SubRegion Columbia Valley
  • Appellation Walla Walla Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 14 (2%)
  • In Cellars 485 (84%)
  • Consumed 81 (14%)

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