Red

2003 Copain Syrah Eaglepoint Ranch

Syrah

  • USA
  • California
  • North Coast
  • Mendocino County
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Community Tasting Notes 26

  • HandmadeHomemade wrote:

    April 3, 2020 - Better than the last bottle, hardly any perceptable fruit, iron, blood, black olives. Full, similar to my other, not as rough and herbal. Moderate tannin and fruit acidity, this is pretty close to being done in my opinion. Very amaro

  • HandmadeHomemade wrote:

    February 6, 2020 - Getting a little weedy and funky- but not in a good way. A lot of fruit has fallen off in this bottle, tons of black olive and lamb's fat, with bitter herbs. Got better with some air, but in no way was really drinkable.

  • Badfish Likes this wine:

    June 14, 2019 - Initially a little rough but opens up nicely, this is slightly overextracted but holds itself together well. A complex heady nose with aromas of violets, lavender, olive tampenade, boysenberry compote, and slate. The palate is quite chewy with leafy wild berry fruit, still edgy tannins, and funky acidity. I think this is from an era when Copain was quite modern but you could still see the French influence.

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  • HandmadeHomemade wrote:

    July 4, 2018 - Nice bottle. Similar to my last note.

  • isaacjamesbaker wrote: 91 points

    May 6, 2018 - Copain Syrah Tasting (My Place - Washington, DC): Aromas of blackberries, tart cherries, a lots of smoke and meat. Crisp acidity on the palate, plump texture and the blackberry fruit is still going. Notes of violets, smoke, olive brine, pepper, beef broth and roasted red pepper. Nice and tangy with a peppery finish. Still going!

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2003
  • Type Red
  • Producer Copain
  • Varietal Syrah
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Eaglepoint Ranch
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion North Coast
  • Appellation Mendocino County

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 52 (26%)
  • Consumed 146 (74%)

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