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Hops & Grapes USD 22.98 750ml

Ojai Syrah Santa Barbara 06 2006

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A dark ruby/purple color is followed by aromas of leafy blackberry and cherry fruit intertwined with spice box licorice and earth. It is a lovely supple-textured Syrah to drink over the next 3-7 years.

Region: USA » California » Santa Barbara

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Color: Red
Varietal: Syrah
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The Ojai Vineyard:
The Ojai Vineyard, owned by Adam & Helen Tolmach, works closely with a dozen different vineyards on the Central Coast of California and produces wines from syrah, grenache, mourvedre, pinot noir, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc and viognier. About 6000 cases are produced each year, divided between 15 bottlings, most of which are vineyard designated wines. The key to producing special wine is in ... Read more
The Ojai Vineyard, owned by Adam & Helen Tolmach, works closely with a dozen different vineyards on the Central Coast of California and produces wines from syrah, grenache, mourvedre, pinot noir, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc and viognier. About 6000 cases are produced each year, divided between 15 bottlings, most of which are vineyard designated wines. The key to producing special wine is in the care taken growing the grapes. There is an inverse relationship between quantity and quality when it comes to grapes, so rather than purchasing ours by the ton, we have long term agreements with our growers to buy the fruit by the acre. This lets us culture the vines and thin the crop to our strict specifications, yet allows the grower to receive a fair return. In the winery we like to watch the development of the wine carefully, yet prefer to do as little as possible. Experience has shown us that the least amount of moving, pumping, fining and filtering is always best. The ultimate objective is to show off the distinctive character of a vineyard site. Read less

Member Reviews for Ojai Syrah Santa Barbara 06

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Snooth User: Lara at Oriel
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3.00 5
07/02/2009

I found this wine to be very much light a provencal rose- light pink color, tight acidity, floral nose with light berry flavors on the mouth.


External Reviews for Ojai Syrah Santa Barbara 06

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
03/03/2010

WS: 87 Points RP: 87 Points


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Source: Morrell & Company
05/16/2008

Adam and Helene Tomah, proprietors of the superb Ojai winery make this superbly dry Rose from a blend of Pinot Noir and Syrah. It sports a sparkly salmon copper colored wine with luscious cinnamon, orange peel and dominant cranberry characteristics in the taste and aroma.



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A dark ruby/purple color is followed by aromas of leafy blackberry and cherry fruit intertwined with spice box licorice and earth. It is a lovely supple-textured Syrah to drink over the next 3-7 years.

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