Label Image
2006 Stolpman Vineyards Syrah Estate Grown Santa Ynez Valley
Out of Stock
3.6 average rating 15 ratingsrate it
Expert Ratings
ST
 92
read the reviews

Begin Your Search


WineAccess Travel Log


Read stories from the world's greatest wine trails.

Product Details

About Stolpman Vineyards

Tom and Marilyn Stolpman founded this Central Coast winery in 1990. The dry-farmed vineyard plantings here are one of the great viticultural stories of California...

Read more about Stolpman Vineyards »

2006 Stolpman Vineyards Syrah Estate Grown Santa Ynez Valley

Producer: Stolpman Vineyards
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Syrah/Shiraz
Origin: California
Region: Central Coast

Expert Reviews

92 Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2008

($30) Opaque ruby. Exotically perfumed bouquet of dark berries, Christmas spices, violet and minerals. Elegant, medium-bodied red and dark berry flavors stain the palate, with a dusty mineral quality contributing energy. Sappy dark berry flavors linger on the long, juicy finish. This is already delicious.

Member Ratings

Your Rating & Review
15 Member Ratings
Average Member Rating:
3.6 out of 5 stars
     
5 stars
 
(2)
     
4 stars
 
(6)
     
3 stars
 
(6)
     
2 stars
 
(1)
     
1 stars
 
(0)
     

Member Notes

Stolpman
03/06/2009
by syrah11933891
Medicinal taste

Explore

Place Image
About California

It is remarkable that an industry essentially less than a half-century old could capture the attention of the American wine-buying public to the degree that California has. Powerful consumer interest in California wine is driven by two major factors. The more obvious reason is that California's best wines, which come from grapes grown in...

Read More »

Varietal Image
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...
Read More »