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Gordon Brothers Syrah Columbia Valley Estate Grown 2003

Member Review by GoinGray:

cedar and cocoa scents a bit tangy and smoky/oaky dark berry flavor

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Gordon Brothers:
In 1980, Jeff Gordon, along with his wife, Vicki and brother Bill decided to plant wine grapes on a sagebrush-covered slope overlooking the Snake River in southeastern Washington’s Columbia Valley. In 1985, he released his first small lot of Chardonnay wine produced from their estate vines, and today the Gordon Brothers brand is growing in both production and acclaim. Before planting the vine... Read more
In 1980, Jeff Gordon, along with his wife, Vicki and brother Bill decided to plant wine grapes on a sagebrush-covered slope overlooking the Snake River in southeastern Washington’s Columbia Valley. In 1985, he released his first small lot of Chardonnay wine produced from their estate vines, and today the Gordon Brothers brand is growing in both production and acclaim. Before planting the vineyard, Jeff sought out the expertise of Walt Clore, the “Father of Washington Wine.” Together the two inspected a 200-acre parcel of sagebrush-covered land near the confluence of the Snake and Columbia Rivers. Walt strongly approved of the land that would soon become Gordon Brothers. At the time the vineyard was planted, there were 19 wineries in Washington and less than 5,000 acres of winegrapes in production. Jeff and Vicki quickly fell in love with the camaraderie of the small, but remarkably supportive winemaking community. Now, the Washington wine industry has grown to over 300 wineries and 30,000+ acres of winegrapes, but the Washington industry still maintains its solidarity. Along the way, there have been a few changes. In 1998 Jeff’s brother Bill retired. That same year a new wine production facility was built on the vineyard that greatly centralized all aspects of the winemaking process. In 2001, Jeff’s daughter and son-in-law, Katie and Marc Nelson, joined the family business. Marc manages the vineyard along with the organic cherries, potatoes, melons, corn and alfalfa. Katie is the Director of Marketing for the winery. Read less

Member Reviews for Gordon Brothers Syrah Columbia Valley Estate Grown

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Snooth User: GoinGray
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5.00 5
09/06/2008

cedar and cocoa scents a bit tangy and smoky/oaky dark berry flavor


Snooth User: chrisamichaels
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2.50 5
12/09/2008

Not the best Syrah from the region, but a consistent blend.


External Reviews for Gordon Brothers Syrah Columbia Valley Estate Grown

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Source: Fame Wine and Tobacco
04/30/2010

Gordon Brothers Syrah 2003 and all other wine from Gordon Brothers are available for immediate delivery and discounted prices from CheaperCigars.com. We also carry wide variety of wine from USA and across the globe.


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Source: ONLINEWEINKELLER.de
02/24/2010

Gordon Brothers Syrah 2003: Dekantier-Empfehlung (1 Std. vorher belüften), Empfohlene Serviertemperatur: 16-18°C, in Barriques gereift, lagerfähig 5 - 7 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2003Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: Washington StateWeingut: Gordon BrothersRebsorte: 100% SyrahRestzucker: Restsäure: 6,1 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 13,75 % Rotwein




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