Great potential here but still very tight and bright, I'll leave the rest down for at least another year, if not two or three. Inky and solid fruit and structure, but brightness dominated. Started to open up after a bit, so decanting could take the edge off, but suggest more bottle time.
The flavors really develop and shift over a few hours. Give it at least 1-2 hours in the decanter for best results. No formal notes, but I recall good spice and dark fruits. Raspberries & cherry if memory serves correct. Really enjoyed this Syrah.
dark fruit filled syrah. body was a bit flabby with good dark fruit, and a bit of spice. after a couple of hours the acidity seemed to come out and started to balance out the wine. i would decant for several hours, or better, give it two years in the cellar to balance out. should age well for several years. in comparison, was not in the same league with the 2007 owen roe ex umbris for balance and clarity of fruit character, but may develop better over time.
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