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2016 Copain Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French) "Hawks Butte"

Copain 2017 Hawks Butte Syrah

Winery: Copain

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Hawks Butte"

Wine Category: Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French)

Grape blend: 100% Syrah

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Yorkville Highlands

State or country: CA

Price: $50

Cases produced: 214

KWG Score: 94.5 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90.5)

Review date: January 10, 2021

Wine Review: This medium purple colored Syrah from Copain opens with a blackberry and black cherry bouquet with hints of anise, smoked beef jerky and boysenberry. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied with gentle acidity. We also found it to be balanced and round. The flavor profile is a red plum and red raspberry blend with notes of cedar and tart cherry. We also detected hints of star anise, crushed stone, and strawberry. The finish is dry and is flavors and moderate tannins build-up and last for a very long time. The Panel would pair this Syrah with duck à l'orange, or with marinated venison steaks. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Aromas: Dried blackberry, figs, ground cumin, crushed peppercorns, dried bay leaf
Palate: Full bodied on the palate. Boysenberry, elderberries, cigar box

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