2006 Sonoma Mountain Syrah
The hillside vineyards of this appellation produce very intense wines as a result of the highly stressed environment they live in.
These vineyards produce amazingly intense-yet-elegant Syrahs, similar to the best of the Côte Rôtie. The key can be found in the cool evenings and the slow warming on the east side of the mountain. The afternoon sun produces the rich, concentrated flavors of plum and blackberry while the cool nights and mornings provide structure and delicate blueberry and lavender nuances. Enjoy near-term or age with confidence up to 10 years.
Style: Full, Bold