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2017 L'Ecole #41 Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French) "Columbia Valley"

L'Ecole 2017 Columbia Valley Syrah

Winery: L'Ecole #41

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Columbia Valley"

Wine Category: Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French)

Grape blend: 77% Syrah, 21% Grenache & 2% Mourvedre

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Columbia Valley

State or country: WA

Price: $25

Cases produced: 3,010

KWG Score: 90.4 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: February 15, 2020

Wine Review: This is actually a GSM blend with 21% Grenache and 2% Mourvedre and has an old-world character. It is clear deep ruby and a bouquet of dark raspberry, earthy blueberry, spice and some dark chocolate notes. On the palate it is medium-plus bodied, medium-plus acidity, savory, smooth and concentrated. I found flavors of blackberry, black currant, some smoke, mocha and spice. There are nice firm tannins in the long finish. This Syrah based wine would go nicely with a grilled NY strip steak. - Mark

Winemaker Notes: Dark, robust and spicy this full-bodied Syrah shows rich flavors of black & blue berries, peppercorn, and licorice through an earthy finish.

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