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2015 Force Majeure Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French) "Estate"

Force Majeure 2015 Syrah

Winery: Force Majeure

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Estate"

Wine Category: Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French)

Grape blend: 100% Syrah

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Red Mountain

State or country: WA

Price: $70

Cases produced: 350

KWG Score: 93.5 (based on 4 reviews)

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

Review date: January 25, 2019

Wine Review: This pitch black colored Syrah from Washington State is impressive. It opens with a rubber soul bouquet with hints of blackberry, saddle leather and oak. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced and savory. The flavor profile is a mineral infused black currant with notes of oak and black olive. We also detected hints of clove, nutmeg and coffee. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins build-up and stick around for quite a while. The Panel suggested pairing this Syrah with a ribeye steak or a roasted leg of lamb. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: The estate Syrah typically exhibits a broad spectrum of black, blue and red fruits, dried herbs and jasmine, fennel, smoked meats and crushed rock along with very fine tannins, great length, balance and complexity.

Organic status: not organic

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