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2015 Amavi Cellars Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French) "Walla Walla Valley"

Amavi 2015 Syrah

Winery: Amavi Cellars

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Walla Walla Valley"

Wine Category: Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French)

Grape blend: 87% Syrah & 13% Grenache

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Walla Walla Valley

State or country: WA

Price: $33

Cases produced: 1,601

KWG Score: 91.6 (based on 6 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: January 29, 2019

Wine Review: This midnight purple colored Syrah from Amavi opens with a mild black cherry bouquet with a hint of new rubber and eucalyptus. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, slightly acidic, juicy and has a very nice mouthfeel. The flavor profile is an oak influenced black cherry with notes of minerality and plum with a hint of rhubarb. The finish is dry and its dusty tannins show very nice length. The Panel suggested pairing this Syrah with slow-cooked short ribs. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: SMELLS LIKE: Plum, blackberry, crushed rock, spice box
TASTES LIKE: Currant, blueberry, blackberry, fig, olive tapenade
MOUTHFEEL: Smooth & richly developed tannins, elegant finish
DRINK WITH: BBQ pork ribs, roasted lamb & chicken, ratatouille

Organic status: not organic

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