Nefarious 2009 Defiance Vineyard Syrah (Lake Chelan)

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It would be easy to miss the complexity of this wine, as it comes out of the bottle tight and unyielding. Give it a chance—decant it—and scents of cured meat, game, dried herb and asphalt slowly emerge. The cherry-flavored fruit is there as well, all in proportion, but hidden at first. Paul Gregutt

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