Red

2005 Spencer Roloson Syrah La Herradura

Syrah

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
Drink between 2008 - 2016 (Edit)
CT91.8 14 reviews
2005
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Community Tasting Notes 13

  • hesnctrl Likes this wine: 93 points

    April 23, 2016 - PnD. Deep red berries, blueberries, vanilla, and slight meatiness on the nose. Great texture. Lighter in body but with good extraction. Just fabulous.

    Enjoyed in a Riedel Vinum Syrah glass at 61F.

  • Hamilton1 wrote: 92 points

    April 20, 2012 - Even better than last time. Similar to a higher-end Chateauneuf du Pape. Lots of refined fruit towards the black end of the fruit spectrum.

  • unc0rked wrote: 93 points

    March 18, 2012 - Excellent wine. Great fruit and body. Agree about the creamy texture that someone else pointed out. One of the best syrahs I have had.. I wish I had more. No heat on the finish. This wine was very well balanced.

  • lvjohn wrote: 95 points

    December 22, 2011 - Outstanding syrah! This wine continues to amaze us. Rich dark fruits and a nose to die for. After tasting rather mediocre for so long, this wine is really coming into its own.

  • WG198 wrote: 91 points

    December 4, 2011 - - Garnet color and aromas of blackberry and cherry. It's balanced and has flavours of blackberry, black currant, black pepper and cherry with a medium/full body. Polished texture with a long finish - Excellent wine with distinctive flavors of fruit. Decanted for thirty minutes. Nice pepperiness which complemented our dinner of a Mediterranean spiced beef stew.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Spencer Roloson
  • Varietal Syrah
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard La Herradura
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

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  • In Cellars 42 (36%)
  • Consumed 74 (64%)

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