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Anthony Gismondi on Wine
Painted Rock Syrah
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16¼/20

Painted Rock Syrah 2008

Skaha Bench, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaBig five spice, mocha, vanilla, wild game, peppery, black cherry jam, meaty, tobacco and barnyard aromas. Ripe, rich, fresh, round palate with good texture and acidity. Spicy, savoury, vanilla, coffee, licorice, smoky, tobacco, black tea, roast meat flavours with a bit black tea tannin on the finish. Suave, fresher style with good intensity but still with a fair bit of oak showing. Time in the bottle will help this wine reach its full potential.Tasted: 13 August 2011Tasted by: Anthony Gismondi and Stuart TobePrices: BC 40.00 winery direct, private wine shops Producer: Painted Rock Estate WineryDistributors: Winery Direct
Grape: Shiraz/SyrahUPC: 00626990105855