89pointsBonny Doon 2005 Bien Nacido Vineyard Syrah (Santa Maria Valley)

An interesting and complex young Syrah that really needs bottle age to show its best. It's very fruity, offering a blast of currants and pepper, but also pretty astringent in bitter tannins. Grilled meats will help, and so will decanting, as the wine does change and soften in the glass, but it will be better by the 2009 summer barbecue season and for several years after.

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  • Alcohol
    13.6%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Date Published
    12/31/2008
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