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Behrens & Hitchcock Syrah Mendocino County Alder Springs Vineyard 2000

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

Saturated medium ruby-blue. Knockout nose combines blackberry, violet, graphite, gunflint, mocha, brown sugar and meat. A wine of superb density and verve; sappy black fruit flavors complicated by licorice and tar. Firm but perfectly integrated acidi... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Syrah wine from California in USA. 2000 Behrens and Hitchcock Syrah Alder Springs Vineyard Homage To Ed Oliveira 750ml

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Behrens & Hitchcock Winery:
A basement, in Humboldt County, outfitted with just two dairy tanks, was the humble beginning of our winery. Of this tiny, dug out space, Les assured Joe Bob that, “We have all the room we will ever need.” However, the roots of Behrens & Hitchcock are found in Folie Douce, the award-winning restaurant Lisa Drinkward and Les Behrens launched in 1991 in Arcata, California. While Lisa was develop... Read more
A basement, in Humboldt County, outfitted with just two dairy tanks, was the humble beginning of our winery. Of this tiny, dug out space, Les assured Joe Bob that, “We have all the room we will ever need.” However, the roots of Behrens & Hitchcock are found in Folie Douce, the award-winning restaurant Lisa Drinkward and Les Behrens launched in 1991 in Arcata, California. While Lisa was developing an incredible, French-inspired menu, Les was busy cultivating a superb wine list and cellar which eventually received the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence. In the course of creating the wine list, Les met many winemakers and received encouragement from several to begin making his own wine. The idea, which seemed almost nonsensical at first, quickly began to take root in Les’ mind. Read less

External Reviews for Behrens & Hitchcock Syrah Mendocino County Alder Springs Vineyard

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/14/2011

Saturated medium ruby-blue. Knockout nose combines blackberry, violet, graphite, gunflint, mocha, brown sugar and meat. A wine of superb density and verve; sappy black fruit flavors complicated by licorice and tar. Firm but perfectly integrated acidi... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Syrah wine from California in USA. 2000 Behrens and Hitchcock Syrah Alder Springs Vineyard Homage To Ed Oliveira 750ml




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