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2014 Qupe Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French) "Sawyer Lindquist Vineyard"

Qupe 2014 Sawyer Lindquist Syrah

Winery: Qupe

Vintage: 2014

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Sawyer Lindquist Vineyard"

Wine Category: Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French)

Grape blend: 100% Syrah

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Edna Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $35

Cases produced: 643

KWG Score: 92.5 (based on 6 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: April 5, 2018

Wine Review: This ruby colored Syrah from Qupe is very good. It opens with a boysenberry and oak bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced and juicy. The flavor profile is a blend of plum, black raspberry and minerality blend with notes of oak. I also detected hints of boysenberry and a dash of black pepper. The finish is dry and its flavors show nice length. I would pair this tasty Syrah with sausage stuffed mushrooms. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: The 2014 is a classic, cool climate Syrah, with rich notes of spiced blackberry and a peppery finish. This wine pairs beautifully with robust pulled pork dishes, and is ready to drink upon release, or will age gracefully over next 8-12 years.

Organic status: not organic

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