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.
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.
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