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2002 Cayuse Vineyards Syrah Cailloux Vineyard Walla Walla Valley
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91(+?) Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2004

($45) Ruby-red. Complex, Cote-Rotie-like aromas of black raspberry, espresso, flint and black pepper. Expansive and sweet on the palate, with tangy, perfumed flavors of dark berries, brown spices, mocha and pepper. Offers a lovely combination of sweetness and verve. Finishes firm, bright and long.

94 Points | Wine Spectator
86 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Syrah

While the grape is currently grown throughout the world, the most elegant Syrahs still come from the Northern Rhone valley, particularly the appellations of Côte Rôtie, Cornas, and Hermitage. Here, steep, terraced vineyards help produce full-bodied, intense, tannic wines loaded with white pepper and red fruit. In the vineyard, Syrah is largely cooperative- vines are productive, but not overly vigorous. Skins are thick, helping the grape...
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