Wine Spectator | Rating: 90Seductive with its peppery wild berry flavors. Sleek, elegant and spicy, this is Chateauneuf-like in its weight and range of flavors, with beefy cola notes on the finish.Author: James Laube
Wine Advocate | Rating: 91The 2004 Syrah Sawi Vineyard, from a windy, high elevation (1,400 feet) site west of Sonoma, reveals blueberry, blackberry, camphor, and forest floor notes along with superb richness, outstanding texture, and admirable purity as well as precision.Author: Robert Parker
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Collector Data For This Wine
- 22 bottles owned
- 9 collectors