Deep dark purple. Nose has earthy minerals and some sweetness. Tasted tart cherry, spicy pepper, and some fig. This is a leggy, smooth wine with a long finish. It has good body and structure. Definitely a repeat buy.
Outstanding WA state Syrah. I enjoy Syrah from this region better than CA. This is a race car, with huge blue fruit and just a touch of bacon fat. Really nice, long finish. No signs of slowing down at 8 yrs old
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We look forward to the release of this wine every year, what’s been dubbed our state’s “baby Grange”.
Produced by John Duval (the legendary figure behind 28 years at Penfolds, many of them as the chief winemaker for Grange) in collaboration with Allen Shoup’s Long Shadows project, Duval named this wine Sequel to commemorate his next progression with the Syrah grape. In his mind, the Columbia Valley and its patchwork of vineyards is a close approximation of the plots he used to create Grange - thus his eager excitement over the potential of this project.
Needless to say, the 2007 Sequel is his best foot forward – it’s a definitive and refreshing New World wine that does not rely on heavy residual sugar for impact - rather, a mesh of animal, terroir, “dry” extract and deeply penetrating fruit that rings on the palate for a long, long time...
A special example from our state that should age very well over the next 10-15 years:
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2007 Sequel (Long Shadows/John Duval) -
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(Long Shadows Wineries Sequel Syrah) A nose rich in floral characteristics, as well as red and black cherry, dark plum, and currant, leads nicely to herbal notes and undertones of black tea and Asian cooking spices on the palate. 1,950 cases made. Winery Spotlight: Long Shadows Winery
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