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Alban Vineyards Syrah Edna Valley Lorraine 2003

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

The 2003 Syrah Lorraine Vineyard comes from stony soils with abundant amounts of fragmented rock and less clay. This is always the most voluptuous and opulent, and initially the most seductive of Alban's Syrahs. The saturated black/purple-hued 2... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Syrah wine from California in USA. 2003 Alban Vineyards Syrah Lorraine Vineyard 750ml

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Alban Vineyards:
Alban Vineyards is a wine estate in Edna Valley in San Luis Obispo County, California. Winemaker John Alban is credited with being one of the first Californians to plant the Rhone varietals Viognier, Rousanne, and Syrah in 1989. His successful pioneering efforts led the way for the California Rhone Ranger movement and have since been a significant source for these varietals for other winemak... Read more
Alban Vineyards is a wine estate in Edna Valley in San Luis Obispo County, California. Winemaker John Alban is credited with being one of the first Californians to plant the Rhone varietals Viognier, Rousanne, and Syrah in 1989. His successful pioneering efforts led the way for the California Rhone Ranger movement and have since been a significant source for these varietals for other winemakers and his own Alban Vineyards label. He sources Mourvedre and Grenache from Paso Robles where hotter conditions are more conducive to growing those grapes. Apart from white and red single varietal releases and blends, Alban also produces a dessert wine with botrytis grapes called Rotten Luck. Read less

External Reviews for Alban Vineyards Syrah Edna Valley Lorraine

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/22/2010

The 2003 Syrah Lorraine Vineyard comes from stony soils with abundant amounts of fragmented rock and less clay. This is always the most voluptuous and opulent, and initially the most seductive of Alban's Syrahs. The saturated black/purple-hued 2... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Syrah wine from California in USA. 2003 Alban Vineyards Syrah Lorraine Vineyard 750ml




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