And we’re back with another round of favorite wines from our favorite wine writers. Today we’re taking a look at Syrah, that misunderstood red wine that offers up layers of savory, spicy, and complex flavors along with rich fruit.
Syrah is decidedly not a popular wine, most likely because of it’s flavor profile which classically included peppery notes along with grilled meat and beefy accents but at the same time great syrah brings wonderful plum, boysenberry, black cherry and blackberry flavors to the table. they can be challenging wines for many palate, but given the right food to pair with they can also be amazing. Try them with grilled meats, particularly lamb or grass fed beef and you’ll be amazed at the synergy between food and wine. Not sure where to find great Syrah. Well, that’s where our suggestions come into play. Check out what some top wine writers think!