Red

2008 Wind Gap Wines Syrah

Syrah

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Russian River Valley
Drink between 2013 - 2019 (Edit)
CT91.1 40 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 32

  • redz wrote: 91 points

    August 24, 2018 - A little tart on the tongue initially, but mellowed into nice smooth syrah after a couple hours decant. Still young.

  • xScottx wrote:

    October 3, 2017 - Really good bottle of Syrah.
    Meat, earthy, prune, spice, fig. Coffee, chocolate, clove, vanilla, pepper. Woody, cedar, toast, olive. Ripe and lush with structure, not heavy nor super dense. Really nice.

  • mtaczak wrote:

    September 1, 2017 - Such a beautiful wine. I'm a big fan of pretty much everything coming from Pax Mahle. Still has some life left in it, as the tannins were not quite integrated even on the second day, but this is in a really good place. Dark fruit, a good acid core, and starting to develop some nice secondary character. Drink now with 30-60 min decant or keep another 2-3 years and let more magic happen.

  • kenthargis wrote: 88 points

    August 26, 2017 - Solid wine, still doing well. Meaty, iron notes. Medium bodied. Large amounts of tannic residual on the bottle.

  • travelin.mikeyt Likes this wine: 92 points

    April 11, 2017 - Seriously awesome. People should be drinking this now. Another huge Rimmerman win. Structured, nuanced, great nose and wonderful flavor.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer Wind Gap Wines
  • Varietal Syrah
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Russian River Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 83 (34%)
  • Consumed 160 (66%)

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