Red

2011 Pax Syrah Cahto Ridge Alder Springs Vineyard

Syrah

  • USA
  • California
  • North Coast
  • Mendocino County
Drink between 2015 - 2022 (Edit)
CT90 6 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 6

  • markcic Likes this wine: 89 points

    September 21, 2018 - Same as last review. The wine opens to a nose of dark fruit. The palate is dark berries and Asian spices. A smooth finish of moderate length.

  • pjhr Likes this wine: 91 points

    September 8, 2018 - Blackberry and boysenberry on the nose and palate with earth and spice notes still wrapped in a firm structure that opens up after a couple of hours of air.

  • markcic Likes this wine: 89 points

    May 8, 2018 - A nice full bodied syrah with dark fruit and spices. A moderate to long finish Overall enjoyable.

  • Jahull03 wrote:

    September 11, 2017 - Very nice and could use 5 more years - I opened it anyways based on the cool vintage/maybe one to open early? Anyways, here we are. Very large-scaled wine, as is typical (my perspective) for Pax, but balanced, clear varietal signature, and perfectly dry/super-savory. I'm getting blood orange, iron, graphite, rare beef, black pepper... as it opens, a bit of lavender as well. This is lovely - if you're going to drink this young give it air and expect a bruiser.

  • yaCellar Likes this wine: 91 points

    March 11, 2017 - Rich and bright. Light tannins after a couple hour decant.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type Red
  • Producer Pax
  • Varietal Syrah
  • Designation Cahto Ridge
  • Vineyard Alder Springs Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion North Coast
  • Appellation Mendocino County

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 50 (64%)
  • Consumed 28 (36%)

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