Nickel & Nickel Syrah Darien Vineyard United States 2008
Located near the town of Windsor, Darien Vineyard has a moderate climate withwell-drained, loamy soils. Cool morning fog keeps the temperatures from gettingtoo hot and allows the exposed fruit to ripen evenly. The clusters are fairly long insize and tightly packed. The vineyard is comprised of three clones that eachcontribute different flavors to the wine.
Established in 1997 by the partners of Far Niente, Nickel & Nickel is based on a philosophy of producing 100 percent varietal, single-vineyard wines that best express the distinct personality of each vineyard. It is from some of the most coveted vineyards in the Napa and Sonoma valleys that the Nickel & Nickel wines are produced.