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2008 Carlisle Winery Syrah Papa's Block Russian River Valley
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92 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2010

($45) Inky purple. Wild black fruits, olive and potpourri on the nose, with a peppery element emerging with aeration. Suave and vibrant, with an Old World lightness of touch to the sweet flavors of blackberry, mulberry, pepper and smoky herbs. Finishes with gently chewy tannins and suave lingering perfume.

92 Points | Wine Spectator
93-95 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Syrah

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