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2011 Rhys Alesia Syrah Alder Springs

UNITED STATES / CALIFORNIA / SONOMA

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SKU: 439090-2011-750

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$45.00

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  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 90

    Reminding me of a top-quality Crozes Hermitage (or maybe a Cornas), the 2011 Alesia Syrah Alder Springs Vineyard offers lots of darker fruits, scorched earth, iron and pepper to go with a medium-bodied, nicely concentrated, lively and character-filled style on the palate. Inky purple/ruby colored, with good concentration and plenty of texture, this is a solid, balanced Syrah to enjoy over the coming 5-7 years.
    Drink Dates: 2015-2022
    Author: Jeb Dunnuck
  • Vinous | Rating: 92

    (made with 40% whole clusters): Opaque ruby. Smoky, deeply pitched aromas of dark berry preserves, olive, violet oil and cracked pepper, with a minerally nuance adding lift. Intense blackberry and bitter cherry flavors put on weight with air and are sharpened by juicy acidity. Finishes sappy and long, with slow-building tannins and excellent clarity.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
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  • Collector Data For This Wine

    • 27 bottles owned
    • 7 collectors