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2017 Amavi Cellars Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French) "Les Collines"

Amavi 2017 Les Collines Syrah

Winery: Amavi Cellars

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Les Collines"

Wine Category: Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French)

Grape blend: 100% Syrah

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Walla Walla Valley

State or country: WA

Price: $44

Cases produced: 401

KWG Score: 93 (based on 3 reviews)

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

Review date: October 26, 2020

Wine Review: This very dark garnet colored Syrah from Washington state opens with a black plum, black tea and moist pipe tobacco bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied and savory with plus acidity. The flavor profile is similar to the nose with flavors of black plum and oolong tea with notes of bacon and black licorice. I also detected hints of black cherry, black pepper and sage. The finish is dry and its flavors and gentle tannins drift away nicely. This is a very food friendly Syrah that would pair well with filet mignon. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Smells Like: Violet, fresh rain, vanilla, freshly baked blackberry cobbler
Tastes Like: black mission fig, ripe blueberry, cured meat, baking spice
Mouthfeel: smooth, integrated tannins, elegant and feminine structure
Drink With: beef Bolognese, grilled pork tenderloin, root vegetables, gouda

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