95pointsFoxen 2017 Tinaquaic Vineyard Old Vines Dry Farmed Syrah (Santa Maria Valley)

Editors' Choice

The dry-farmed, old-vine blocks of this vineyard made very compelling wines in this vintage. This bottling begins with stony aromas of chiseled slate as well as savory tones of thyme, rosemary, olive and black pepper, surrounding cassis in a fernet-like manner. The palate is tense with tannin, delivering flavors of black and green olive, cracked pepper and a violet-blackberry core. Matt Kettmann

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  • Alcohol
    14%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Date Published
    9/1/2020
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