Red

2011 Cayuse Syrah Armada Vineyard

Syrah

  • USA
  • Washington
  • Columbia Valley
  • Walla Walla Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 37

  • ravikalaga Does not like this wine: 85 points

    October 8, 2018 - Funky and just offputting.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • tomlee wrote: 94 points

    October 1, 2018 - Magenta in color. 13.5% ABV. Savory nose of red fruits, olive brine, bacon fat and smoke. Medium to full bodies with perfect acidity. Plush and well structured. Cherries, tapenade, gamey meat, blood and minerals on the palate. Lots going on here. Tremendous length on the finish. A great bottle from an average vintage that perhaps just lacks the concentration I typically expect from Armada. Best over the next 2-4 years.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Gene_Mo wrote: 90 points

    September 29, 2018 - Some amount of the usual Cayuse funk. A little tobacco, not much pepper. Overall not a stellar offering

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • mjfaulkner wrote: 92 points

    September 12, 2018 - Dark red. The funkiness has receded somewhat. Plush plum and red currant notes. Lots of savory classic bacon and black olive flavors on long finish. This has opened up significantly in the past year or so and if it’s positive development to continue.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • mlawren1 wrote: 93 points

    August 26, 2018 - Plums and cherries over an earthy core. Nice wine but finishes light.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    New Releases from Washington State (Dec 2014), 12/1/2014 (link)

    (Cayuse Vineyards Syrah Armada Vineyard Walla Walla Valley Walla Walla Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type Red
  • Producer Cayuse
  • Varietal Syrah
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Armada Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region Washington
  • SubRegion Columbia Valley
  • Appellation Walla Walla Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 34 (2%)
  • In Cellars 1,038 (73%)
  • Consumed 351 (25%)

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