2019 Family Reserve Syrah
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2019 Family Reserve Syrah
2019 Family Reserve Syrah

Attributes of a typical Syrah with a Temecula accent. Fruit forward with typical Syrah earthiness.

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DESCRIPTION:

This Syrah displays many attributes of a classic Syrah with a Temecula accent. Tobacco, leather and blackberry aromas fill the glass with a hint of oak spice. The tannins are well integrated giving a full mouth feel and a long finish. 


WINE MAKING NOTES:

Grape Blend: 87% Syrah, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Petite Sirah, 2% Malbec

TA: 6.2 gm/L  |  PH: 3.55 |  RS: .33  |  Alcohol: 15.3% 

Fermentation: open ferment  |  Oak: American and French | Oak age: 18 months  |  Harvest Brix: 24.3 (average)  |  Bottle Date: July 8, 2020  |  Cases Produced: 368  |  Maturity: now until 2024


FLAVOR AND AROMA NOTES:

On the palate,you will find the fruit is forward of the acid displaying typical earthiness of leather followed by berry highlights of black current and blackberries. 


PAIRING SUGGESTIONS:

This Syrah pairs well with smoked foods such as roasted chicken,tomato based pasta dishes and smoked Gouda cheese. 


VINEYARD NOTES:

Most of our Syrah is grown in the back of the vineyard. Our Syrah tends to be on the fuit forward side with a bit of oak spiciness. 


WINEMAKER - Kestutis Vizgirda

Kestutis "Gus" Vizgirda beleive that the secret of good winemaking begins in the vineyard.  That's why throughout the gorwing season you will find him tourin ghte rows of varietals and envisioning the kinds of wines he will produce from the harvest.  For over two decades, Vizgirda has worked at several local wineries, working with some of the Valley's best wine makers to refine his craft.  Today, he has developed his own unique approach to making wine and has won gold medals for several of his varietals.

In addition to serving as Wilson Creek's Winemaker, Vizgirda teaches wine classes at Mt. San Jacinto College and San Diego State Universtiy Extended Sutdies campus. He is also a judge at several local and international wine competitions.


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