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2007 Buried Cane Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French)

Buried Cane 2007 Syrah

Winery: Buried Cane

Vintage: 2007

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Wine Category: Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French)

Grape blend: 80% Syrah, 8% Mourvedre, 5% Counoise, 4% Grenache, & 3% Sangiovese

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Washington

State or country: WA

Price: $15

Cases produced: 818

KWG Score: 87 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (87)

Review date: February 15, 2010

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored Syrah represents a very nice bargain. It opens with a black cherry bouquet with a hint of red raspberry and vanilla. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, not overly complex, yet very drinkable. The flavor profile is a tasty black cherry with mild hints of red currant, blueberry, and oak. The finish is dry and its mild tannins are controlled and linger for a bit. This Syrah is a nice Angus burger wine. Smother the burger with sautéed mushrooms and provolone. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: The inaugural release of Buried Cane Syrah has dark cherry and blackberry spice aromas that open into earthy complexities, with slight cured meat notes. Flavors of cherry and spice lead to silky tannins and a lingering finish. This balanced wine is a great match with grilled meats and Northwest salmon.

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