One of Syrah’s problem with consumers has always been the savory nature of the wine that is often coupled with some aggressive tannins. The solution to both issues, if and when they are viewed as problems, has been to get Syrah so ripe that it is all a...Read more »
Purisima Mountain Wine
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Varietals Produced in Purisima Mountain View all
Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...
A mutation of Grenache Noir. See Grenache.
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
Avilleran, Champagne Piacentina, Ermitage, Grosse Roussette, Hermitage, Johannisberg, Marsan Belyi, Marsanne Blanche,...
The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...
You’re a member of the ‘Rhône Ranger’ band. Your groupies think you’re ‘hot’, even when you're boozy and "strung out"...
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Purisima Mountain on Snooth
From a big vineyard, over 365 acres of which some 18 blocks planted to 8 clones of Syrah, at a variety of elevations between 700 and 1200 feet, this comes from the entire range of Syrah plots within the vineyard. The very top third up to about 1200 feet has very little topsoil, vines growing instead almost directly in the chalky limestone subst... Read More
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A great wine! More subtle at first and slowly unfolding in the mouth. Great black fruits, "dusty" like a good Cote Rotie, hints of violet and a touch of what I consider tapenade on the tongue. Excellent tannin/acid balance with a nice long finish. Read More
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