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2009 Qupe Syrah Sawyer Lindquist Vineyard Edna Valley
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90(+?) Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - November/December 2011

Bright violet color.  Oak-spiced aromas of dark berries, cherry-pit, olive and black tea, with a smoky overtone.  Fleshy and smooth on entry, then more solid in the mid-palate, offering deep bitter cherry and cassis flavors and a touch of licorice.  Dusty tannins adds grip to the finish, which echoes the dark fruit and licorice notes.  This wine needs some time to open up but  the material is promising.

88 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Syrah

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