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Tightrope Winery

2018 Syrah

2018 Syrah

All the grapes for this Syrah were sourced exclusively from the Naramata Bench and is co-fermented with Viognier (3%), wihich accounts for its deep colour and floral hints on the nose. The wine was fermented in small lots, of approximately 1 ton each and was cld soaked for 5 days, before fermentation was begun. The wine was barrel aged for 10 months, in mostly French oak, with a small percentage of American oka, for added complexity.

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Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
Syrah
Appellation
Naramata Bench
Harvest Date
Oct 24, 2018
Sugar
24.0
Acid
7.2 g/L
pH
3.73
Aging
10 months, French oak, with small % of American
Fermentation
Fermented in small lots, co-fermented with 3% Viognier
Bottling Date
Sep 4, 2019
Alcohol %
13.8
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
On the nose there are violets, black pepper, blueberry, and blackberry. The palate has flavours of plum, anise, & blackcurrant along with, tobacco, and leather and, all balanced with soft, silky tannins.
Vineyard Notes
All the grapes for this Syrah were sourced from the Naramata Bench
Production Notes
342 cases
Winemaker Notes
The Syrah was co-fermented with Viognier, which accounts for its deep colour and floral hints on the nose. This wine was fermented in small lots, of approximately 1 ton each and was cold soaked for 5 days, before fermentation was begun. The wine was barrel aged for 10 months. om, in mostly French oak, with a small percentage of American oak, for added complexity.
Food Pairing Notes
Gyros, lamb shwarma
Production
342 cases
Other Notes
Drink now through 2027
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