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Behrens & Hitchcock Syrah Mendocino County Alder Springs Vineyard 2004

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A blend of 92% Syrah and 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, the extraordinary 2003 Syrah Alder Springs Vineyard Homage to Ed Olivera (300 cases produced) boasts abundant aromas of creosote, burning wood embers, blackberries, and creme de cassis.

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

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/04/2011

The deep blue/purple-colored 2004 Syrah Alder Springs Vineyard Homage to Ed Olivera (90% Syrah and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon) exhibits a sensational perfume of mountain-grown black raspberries, blueberries, and flowers. The wine reveals wonderful struct... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Syrah wine from California in USA. 2004 Behrens and Hitchcock Syrah Alder Springs Vineyard Homage To Ed Oliveira 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2000 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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A blend of 92% Syrah and 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, the extraordinary 2003 Syrah Alder Springs Vineyard Homage to Ed Olivera (300 cases produced) boasts abundant aromas of creosote, burning wood embers, blackberries, and creme de cassis.

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