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2011 Sine Qua Non Next of Kyn Syrah No 5 Cumulus Vineyard

UNITED STATES / CALIFORNIA /

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SKU: 432879-2011-1500

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$410.00

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  • Vinous | Rating: 97

    A dark, beguiling beauty, the 2011 Next of Kyn - No. 5 is just as compelling as it was last year. A host of blue/black-fleshed fruit, violet, spice, mint, licorice and chocolate nuances meld together effortlessly in the glass. The 2011 is going to need at least a few years to lose some of its baby fat and develop more aromatic nuance but it is compelling, even today. The No. 5 is 42% Syrah, 32% Grenache, 16% MourvAdre
    Drink Dates: 2018 - 2028
    Author: Antonio Galloni
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 97

    While I reviewed the 2011 Cumulus Vineyard #5 last year, I was thrilled to be able to retaste it this go around. Showing consistently, with tons of savory, meaty characteristics in its currants, cassis, ground herbs and wood smoke-like aromas and flavors, this is a full-bodied, gorgeously concentrated 2011 that shows the freshness and purity of the vintage, yet backs it up with plenty of texture and length. Give it a few years and enjoy bottles through 2032.
    Author: Jeb Dunnuck
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  • California is the heartland of wine production in the US, and the state that brought prestige to American wine thanks to the pioneers who built early wineries like Staglin, Beringer, Ridge, Mayacamas and Chateau Montelena in the 1800s. Its large geographic area ensures a great diversity in growing sites, varieties grown, and quality levels. Generalizations about the state's wines have numerous exceptions; however, a few key facts generally hold true—ample sunshine, dry weather during the growing season, and moderate winters prevail. Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon continue to dominate the state's production—albeit in continually smaller percentages, as growers continue to diversify. More than 100 different varieties can be found throughout the state.

    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 190 bottles owned
    • 40 collectors