Earthquake Syrah 2009
The Michael David Syrah was excellent..silky smooth...like butter. Like the name (earthquake), it has an intense, and unique flavor. Not too sweet, just right. Furthermore, it is not oaky at all, which I like. The aftertaste is very nice as well. For $20, it is highly recommended. If you like Syrah's, you WILL like this.Add winemaker's notes
Rising from the resurgent Lodi Appellation, Michael~David Winery produces some of the finest award-winning varietal wines in California. We are six generations of winegrowers specializing in hand-crafted Rhone varietals as well as Lodi's famous Old Vine Zinfandels. Our tasting room, café and farmer's fresh market are located just 30 minutes south of Sacramento and one hour east of the Bay Area. Enjoy!
RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.
The Michael David Syrah was excellent..silky smooth...like butter. Like the name (earthquake), it has an intense, and unique flavor. Not too sweet, just right. Furthermore, it is not oaky at all, which I like. The aftertaste is very nice as well. For $20, it is highly recommended. If you like Syrah's, you WILL like this.
Lighter, very berry, med spice. Nice after decanting.
External Reviews for Earthquake Syrah
90 Points - Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines"By Michael and David Phillips. Beware. This superrich, fully loaded, heavily extracted Syrah is going to set you alight with its deeply packed aromas of blackberry jam, dark chocolate, seared-edge brownies and roasted vanilla beans, and its flavors take no back seat when it comes to stuffing either. Balance and easy use as a table wine are less evident, but, if bold and viscous, chocolate-flavored Syrah is your heart's delight, then step right up because this full-bodied wine delivers." -, Mar 08
Food Pairings for Earthquake Syrah
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