Plumpjack Napa California Syrah 2009

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"The 2009 Syrah comes across as big, rich and powerful. There is good depth, dark red fruit, smoke, licorice and earthiness, yet a few angular contours remain, leaving an impression of rusticity. This is the only wine I tasted at Plumpjack that was disapp'

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PlumpJack Winery:
All fourteen of the PlumpJack business enterprises thrive on the unique philosophy of the company's "core ideology," designed to initiate the roguish spirit of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff (Henry IV), dubbed Plump Jack by Queen Elizabeth-hence the company name. Closer to home, San Francisco composer and philanthropist, Gordon Getty, wrote an opera he called "Plump Jack." The fun-loving and i... Read more
All fourteen of the PlumpJack business enterprises thrive on the unique philosophy of the company's "core ideology," designed to initiate the roguish spirit of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff (Henry IV), dubbed Plump Jack by Queen Elizabeth-hence the company name. Closer to home, San Francisco composer and philanthropist, Gordon Getty, wrote an opera he called "Plump Jack." The fun-loving and irreverent spirit of PlumpJack clearly excited the sensibilities of Gordon's close friend and business associate, Gavin Newsom. Read less
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Coconut Rice Sweet Potato Cheesecake

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.

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"The 2009 Syrah comes across as big, rich and powerful. There is good depth, dark red fruit, smoke, licorice and earthiness, yet a few angular contours remain, leaving an impression of rusticity. This is the only wine I tasted at Plumpjack that was disapp'

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