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2021 Syrah, Santa Barbara County

2021 Syrah, Santa Barbara County
Wine Specs
Vintage
2021
Varietal
Syrah
Appellation
Santa Barbara County
Alcohol %
14.3
Item Ships: Dec 12, 2022
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SKU: 21SYSBC

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY



Reviews
2020 Syrah, Santa Barbara County

Wine Enthusiast  92 points Editors' Choice ~ Review to be published online in late September and in the November print issue.

2019 Syrah, Santa Barbara County

Wine Enthusiast  93 points Editors' Choice ~ This appellation blend always holds its own against the winery's single-vineyard expressions. Elegantly rich while fresh on the nose with blackberry sauce, lilac and savory pepper spice, it leads into a polished palate of smooth but firm tannins that frame the baked boysenberry, cardamom, mace and clove flavors. — Matt Kettmann

Jeb Dunnuck  90 points ~ The 2019 Syrah (there's 8% Petite Sirah and 2% Grenache in the blend) is a perennial winner, and the 2019 doesn't disappoint. Offering a deep ruby/purple hue as well as classic Syrah notes of darker berry fruits, ground pepper, game, and violets, it's medium-bodied and has a juicy, elegant, lively texture, ripe tannins, and a good finish. It's more streamlined, elegant, and focused than usual, yet should keep for 5-7 years with no issues. Maturity: 2021-2028. — Jeb Dunnuck

2018 Syrah, Santa Barbara County

Jeb Dunnuck  92 points ~ The 2018 Syrah Santa Barbara County reveals a dense purple color as well as impressive notes of blackberries, peppery herbs, smoked game, and spring flowers. Tasting like a great Saint-Joseph (or Cornas?), it's medium-bodied and has juicy acidity, terrific balance, and a great finish.  — Jeb Dunnuck

Vinous  93 points ~ The 2018 Syrah (Santa Barbara County) is superb. Rich, deep and fleshy, this striking, absolutely delicious Syrah has so much to offer. Blueberry, violet, lavender, chocolate, spice, licorice, and black pepper capture the essence of cool-climate Syrah. The 2018 is an irresistible appellation-level wine that punches well above its weight. What a knock-out! Drinking window 2020-2030. — Antonio Galloni.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2021
Varietal
Syrah
Appellation
Santa Barbara County
Alcohol %
14.3