2019 Vardande Syrah Red Wine Blend
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2019 Vardande Syrah Red Wine Blend
2019 Vardande Syrah Red Wine Blend

A delightful Syrah blend red wine- Vardande is derived from the Wilson family's Scandinavian roots. It means "to passionately care", one of the winery's core values. NOT available for Pickup. SHIPPING ORDERS ONLY.

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DESCRIPTION:

Rich layers of fruit and spice play upon your palate. Flavors reminiscent of blackberry, leather spice and dark cassis. Aromas intertwine American oak and dark berry fruit which are prominent in the nose. The tannins are well incorporated in this wine. 


WINE MAKING NOTES:

Grape Blend: 79% Syrah, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Petite Sirah, 3% Viognier

TA: 6.2 gm/L  |  PH: 3.61 |  RS: .33  |  Alcohol: 14.6%

Fermentation: open ferment  |  Oak: American and French  | Oak age: 18 months  |  Harvest Brix: 24.5 (average)  |  Bottle Date: August 3, 2021  |  Cases Produced: 769 |  Maturity: now until 2025


PAIRING SUGGESTIONS:

This Syrah pairs well with smoked foods such as roasted chicken, tomato based pasta dishes and smoked Gouda cheese or anything off the grill, especially rib-eye steak. 


VINEYARD NOTES:

Most of our Syrah is grown in the very back of the vineyard. Our Syrah tends to be on the fruity side with a certain level of oak spiciness. 


WINEMAKER - Kestutis Vizgirda

Kestutis "Gus" Vizgirda believes the secret to good winemaking begins in the vineyard. That's why throughout the growing season you will find him touring the 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 winemakers 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 University Extended Studies campus. He is also a judge at many local and international wine competitions.