• SineQuaNon Likes this wine: 92 points

    December 27, 2021 - Initially drinks like a young wine with mostly fruit related notes, a full body and wonderfully rounded, almost to the point where I believe there is a bit of RS in this one. With airing it becomes more savoury and developed, with syrah notes of olives, pine roast, cloves and pepper. Really a full bodied, unctuous, New World Syrah of very high quality

  • Backdoctor wrote: 93 points

    December 19, 2021 - Drinking great. Tannins are soft, great red fruits on palate. Drinks like a young wine

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  • night train Likes this wine: 92 points

    July 10, 2021 - I really like syrahs that look, smell, and taste like syrahs and not generic red table wines. This one delivered in spades. Medium dark color. Big time baconfat and garrigue on the nose. On the palate, it was uncommonly savory, with baconfat and grilled meat, along with black and blue berries and a hint of tapenade. Not particularly rich, with a medium body at most. Really nice finish. Probably slightly past its peak, but just delightful.

  • redz wrote: 92 points

    November 8, 2020 - Seem to be drinking a lot of syrahs lately, and this was a good one. Nicely fruited, but enough meat to keep it chewy. Lots more time.

  • jaumealaska Likes this wine: 91 points

    November 4, 2020 - Still purple and opaque, ruby to the edges. Fine sediment beginning to precipitate. Nose is savory with meat, fat dark fruits. Body is medium full, with partially resolved tannins and well balanced acidity wrapping dark and red fruit. Good finish. Enjoyable but not confident it will progress to the next level as the fruit fades and the savory secondary notes evolve.

  • jvphoto wrote: 90 points

    June 11, 2020 - This seemed very hot. Wasn't a fan of the acid and the finish was very watery where it's like the fruit rinsed off your tongue. Fatty, smoky with bruised red fruit, cool blue fruit, cinnamon.

  • Martin Redmond Likes this wine: 92 points

    March 27, 2020 - Opaque purple with brick colored highlights with smoked meat, bacon fat, truffle, black fruit, olive, white pepper. On the palate it's delicious and layered with zesty acidity, and with blackberry, black currant, graphite, a hint of dried fig with some very appealing savory bit. Long finish. 14.9% abv|SRP - $34

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  • dougie Likes this wine: 92 points

    January 13, 2020 - Got better and better. Decanted for an hour and drank over 5 hours. Almost rustic at the end.

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  • dlduchon Likes this wine: 89 points

    September 21, 2019 - Nice Syrah, richer style.

  • levinml wrote: 92 points

    September 2, 2019 - Don't know why I fall off the syrah bandwagon from time to time. This is really nice drinking over several nights. No tannic bite, so just good flavors, depth and easy finish. What's not to like?