Donelan Syrah Russian River Valley Walker Vine Hill 2009
Well contained fruit bomb. My white wine drinking neighbor had a glass and fell in love with Donelan. While this is young and ripe, a nice long decant does the trick and it opens up like a flower within 30 minutes.Add winemaker's notes
Leave the pretense at the door. Small warehouse winery intermingled with a few other brands, a custom crush facility and a wine storage business. Just putting out stellar wines year after year starting out as PAX and now evolving with a new winemaker into Donelan Family wines. Very personable staff and a hands on owner in Joe Donelan who spends much of his time calling customers on the phone to thank them for drinking his wines.
Well contained fruit bomb. My white wine drinking neighbor had a glass and fell in love with Donelan. While this is young and ripe, a nice long decant does the trick and it opens up like a flower within 30 minutes.
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