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Church & State Wines Syrahtext

Church & State Wines Syrah 2019

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaIt is always fun to come back and taste BC Syrah as it ages. Ten months later, the classic C&S Syrah that mixes Coyote Bowl and Détente Vineyard fruit is just beginning to spread its wings. The fruit comes off the first and third Black Sage benches that, post stainless steel fermentation, spend 12 months in French barriques before bottling. The nose is aromatic, pitching classic violets and black pepper before morphing into blackcurrant and blueberry, which has shed most of its tannin. The finish is warm and spicy with more peppery tones. Lamb, anyone?Tasted: 21 November 2023Tasted by: Prices:
BC$40.25750mlwinery online/direct
Producer: Church & State WineryDistributors: BCWineshop
Grape: Shiraz/SyrahCSPC: 245647UPC: 626990363125