2007 Drew Family Cellars Syrah Broken Leg Vineyard


  • USA
  • California
  • North Coast
  • Anderson Valley
Drink between 2013 - 2018 (Edit)
CT90 17 reviews
Label borrowed from 2006
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Community Tasting Notes 11

  • Edclr Likes this wine: 90 points

    February 7, 2015 - Very decent syrah. NOt over the top sweet or alcohol, nice acidity. Good value.

  • Dulcie and Aylwin wrote:

    January 20, 2013 - Not for the first time has the last bottle in the cellar proved to be the best, indicating that the rest were plundered too soon. The bouquet this time was quite voluptuous compared with the more closed-in bottles previously. Now it seems to have come to life. Add to that the smooth succulence of dark berry fruit, and notable grip, you have a memorable syrah

  • Matt Scott wrote: 93 points

    June 8, 2012 - At Sabrina's...

    Scrumptious and enticing. Boysenberry, white pepper, chocolate pudding, olive and musk. A palate that builds upon itself and a medium-long finish. There's depth and the ability to show some acidity. Drink now - 2020.

  • whits wrote: 89 points

    July 20, 2011 - shy nose that seems to be holding back, with air shows black pepper and floral aromas, initially everything about this wine was all over the place, and then it settled together and the body started to show weight, this is indeed uniquely food-friendly, not heavy, with a solid acidic backbone, the vivid red fruit, black currants, blueberries, meaty, iron and herbal flavors creep in with air time, I would recommend holding on to these longer as they were built to age gracefully (like an old-world syrah)

  • ShaneO wrote: 90 points

    April 30, 2011 - Popped open and the first thing that comes to mind is that it had a funk on the nose. Decanted and after 90 minutes, that strong nose was gone. This turned into a really elegant, fruity and well rounded wine. On the nose it still has a touch of earth, floral and red fruit. On the palate, this is smooth with good fruit but not a ton of it, a touch of mineral and mocha on the finish. Medium finish. We've never really focused on old world Syrah, but Drew claims that's what they are trying for. If this is old world style syrah, we'll be expanding our buying. Enjoyed this one.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2009, IWC Issue #144 (link)

    (Drew Wines Syrah Broken Leg Vineyard Anderson Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Gary Vaynerchuk
    Up and Coming California Wines, Episode #885, 7/2/2010 (link) 90 points

    (Drew Broken Leg Syrah) #2; COLOR-dark; NOSE-really dark; black pepper for days; very Northern Rhone; black cherry; kirsch; a little charcoal; PALATE-packing some punch; I like the nose more than the palate; great minerality on this wine; I like this; JR-90; RP-90; GV-90

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2007
  • Type Red
  • Producer Drew Family Cellars
  • Varietal Syrah
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Broken Leg Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion North Coast
  • Appellation Anderson Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 32 (38%)
  • Consumed 53 (62%)

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