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2009 Araujo - Syrah Eisele Vineyard Syrah - USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley - Red

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USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley

Red Syrah
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The mission statement reads, in part, "To produce organically grown fruit and with this fruit make a singular wine of the highest caliber and distinction." By all accounts, Bart and Daphne Araujo are succeeding magnificently. The flagship wine, the Cabernet Sauvignon from their own Eisele Vineyards, is hailed by critics and desired by consumers in every vintage. Though first planted to Zinfandel... More »

WA 96
WS 95
IWC 91
Drink Dates
WA: 2014-2029 WS: 2012-2025
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IWC 91
Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 162

Saturated medium ruby. Tight but nuanced nose hints at cassis, cocoa powder, licorice pastille, spices and gunflint. Dense, rich and savory, with dark berry and chocolate flavors dominating the palate. Finishes with big, ripe tannins and a lingering saline quality. I missed the floral lift that this wine can show in the cooler years.

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WA 96
Source Wine Advocate
Issue 204
Drink Dates 2014-2029

The 2009 Syrah Eisele Vineyard stands out for its textural elegance and finesse. Dark berries, flowers and mint are some of the many nuances that come together in this silky, totally captivating wine. The 2009 has never been the most varietally expressive Syrah from the Eisele Vineyard, but it is exceptionally polished, sexy and pure. Sweet floral notes add lift and a measure of brightness on the finish. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2029.

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WS 95
Source Wine Spectator
Drink Dates 2012-2025

Gorgeous, very rich and polished, dark and seductive, with blackberry, mocha, spice, mineral and cedar notes. Yet it's the completeness, density and focus that pulls it all together. Ends with fine-grained tannins.

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Author tiberite
Site / Blog mac_h Trust Rating 94.816%
Tasted On 06/16/2013
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