Add a vintage
The 2009 Manzoni Syrah’s cherry, plum, and berry fruit characters dominate the nose, backed by an Hermitage-like whif...Read more...
Food Pairings for Manzoni Santa Lucia Highlands Home Vineyard Syrah
Editorial Reviews for Manzoni Santa Lucia Highlands Home Vineyard Syrah
This smells fairly vegetal and stemmy with bizarrely sweet vegetal tones recalling roasted parsnip, canned truffle and dried apples, with a spicy top note. Smooth on entry, this is very nicely structured and really well balanced. A fairly large scaled wine with red fruit and a fine transparent feel allowing the briary, earthy elements to add detail in the mouth. A touch clumsy on the back end, this kind of falls apart on the finish. There is a nice echo of fruit that manages to hold on for sometime. The wine making shows some potential, but this is a swing and a miss. 85pts
Our Syrah grapes were destemmed into open top fermenters; we induced primary fermentation with two specialized yeast strains known for their ability to maintain color and produce intense flavors. After fermentation, the wine was pressed into a combination of new and one year old French oak barrels where it matured for 22 months. Only 494 cases were produced.
The 2009 Manzoni Syrah’s cherry, plum, and berry fruit characters dominate the nose, backed by an Hermitage-like whiff of white pepper. On the palate, lush red berry and game flavors are backed by moderate acidity and medium-weight tannins. While delicious now, it will certainly reward a few years of careful cellaring.
494 cases produced.
Aged 22 months in French Oak.
Notes: Combination of New and one year old oak barrels.
|Alcohol: 14.2%||pH: 3.58|
|Sugar: 0.2 grams per liter||Total Acidity: 6.5 grams per liter|
Best Wine Deals
Muirwood Vineyards Chardonnay Reserve (2012)Reviewed
Las Rocas Rose' (2008)Wishlisted
Enate Rosado (2008)Wishlisted
Poderi Parpinello Alghero Ala Blanca (2013)Reviewed
Sedgwick Old Brown SherryWishlisted
Greetings from DTLAReplied
Franz Haas Sofi Schiava Vigneti Delle Dolomiti IGT (2013)Rated
Alma Sol Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2010Commented
Another attack on wine industry... Westover shut down for using volunteersReplied