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2016 Ramey Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French) "Sonoma Coast"

Ramey 2016 Sonoma Coast Syrah

Winery: Ramey

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Sonoma Coast"

Wine Category: Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French)

Grape blend: 92% Syrah & 8% Viognier

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Sonoma Coast

State or country: CA

Price: $40

Cases produced: 866

KWG Score: 89 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: January 21, 2019

Wine Review: This very dark ruby colored Syrah from Ramey opens with a mild blueberry and acai bouquet with a hint of sandalwood. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, smooth, but still a bit tight. The flavor profile is a dark chocolate covered mulberry with notes of gentle minerality and oak. We also detected hints of dark coffee, dried cherry and licorice. The finish is dry and its flavors and mild tannins show nice length. The Panel suggested decanting this Syrah to loosen it up a bit. We think this Syrah will get even better with time. We would pair it with homemade meatloaf. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Our Syrahs are grown in the cool climate of the Sonoma Coast which offers a style reminiscent of the Northern Rhone regions of Hermitage and Cornas: Aromas and flavors of smoked meat, white pepper, green olive and grapefruit, coupled with a silky texture and savory flavor.

Organic status: not organic

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