Red Car Syrah Napa Valley the Fight 2006

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2006 Boxcar syrah is a stellar wine at a smashing price. Big yet balanced, this syrah captivates with tastes of wild blackberries, smoked bacon, white pepper and iodine. Its heady and aromatic nose imbues lilac, pine, and ocean fog. It feels like satin in the mouth and finishes seamlessly. Delicious.<br/><br/>

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Red Car:
Red Car uses meticulous viticulture and transparent winemaking to craft wines with authentic character and originality. Combining old and new world techniques, we minimize manipulation so the fruit can faithfully express the cool climate personality of the Sonoma Coast. Red Car was founded by Carroll Kemp and Mark Estrin in 2000 with 50 cases of Syrah from a single ton of grapes. Besides an en... Read more
Red Car uses meticulous viticulture and transparent winemaking to craft wines with authentic character and originality. Combining old and new world techniques, we minimize manipulation so the fruit can faithfully express the cool climate personality of the Sonoma Coast. Red Car was founded by Carroll Kemp and Mark Estrin in 2000 with 50 cases of Syrah from a single ton of grapes. Besides an enthusiasm for wine, they also shared a Hollywood background – Carroll as producer, Mark as screenwriter. Their intent was simple: source great grapes, make great wine and market it in an inventive, original way. The winery name is a tribute to the electric trolley cars that ran throughout Los Angeles from the late 19th century through the early 1960’s. These "red cars" provided transportation in a romanticized time and place. We strive to make wines that are similarly memorable and transportive. Read less

External Reviews for Red Car Syrah Napa Valley the Fight

External Review
Source: The Wine Closet
10/16/2008

The 2006 Boxcar syrah is a stellar wine at a smashing price. Big yet balanced, this syrah captivates with tastes of wild blackberries, smoked bacon, white pepper and iodine. Its heady and aromatic nose imbues lilac, pine, and ocean fog. It feels like satin in the mouth and finishes seamlessly. Delicious.



The 2006 Boxcar syrah is a stellar wine at a smashing price. Big yet balanced, this syrah captivates with tastes of wild blackberries, smoked bacon, white pepper and iodine. Its heady and aromatic nose imbues lilac, pine, and ocean fog. It feels like satin in the mouth and finishes seamlessly. Delicious.<br/><br/>

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