Lot 408 | 2012 Santa Ynez Valley
Gold Medal: 2014 SF Chronicle Wine Competition; 90 Pts, Best Buy: Wine Enthusiast; One of our best ever Syrah releases.
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- Santa Ynez Valley
- Syrah 100%
- Alcohol by Volume
- Cases Produced
- 3000 Cases
- Now through 2019
- Release Email
Excellent right out of the bottle
I opened this one almost immediately and was glad I did. I'm sure it would have evolved in the bottle, but it was fresh and lively and I hope for my syrahs!
Excellent Syrah with characteristics of a Pinot.
This was an excellent wine that was medium bodied and Ruby and color. It had characteristics of a Pinot so if you like Syrahs and Pinots you will love this Syrah.
Well worth it
Great taste, great price.
Good and simple
This was a good drinkable wine but not complex. I probably should have let it breath a little longer. I never can wait.... Santa Ynez Valley wines are near and dear to us and we tend to favor them over Napa, but I was not as excited with this one as others. Still, as with all CH wines, its a great value and worth a try.
Great bold Wine
Really enjoyed this wine. Sorry we didn't purchase more. Looking forward to the next batch of Syrah.
My favorite red
Love this wine. Should've purchased more. I don't think it is available anymore. Definitely 5 stars.
Thin drinking. Lacks finish. CHW has much better red choices.
good everyday wine
This wine drinks like a ripe Cotes du Rhone. Black/dark fruit on the nose with some minerality. We drank it over a couple of hours and it seemed to get better with each glass. A good wine for everyday enjoyment.
GOOD BOTTLE. GREAT AT THE PRICE. REGARDS
a very good syrah but could be bigger. not quite as good as Lot 431 Zin. Good enough that I bought more of it twice.