2007 Sonoma Coast Syrah

 

Tasting Notes:
Deep crystalline magenta. Light floral aromas with subtle pepper overtones that carry over to the palate along with crisp, refreshing flavors of cool cherries and black raspberries. Delicate, lingering finish.

 

Varietal Composition:
100% Syrah, Clary Ranch Estate-Grown

 

Total Production:
135 Cases

 

Harvest Date:
October 26, 2007

 

Yield:
2 Tons per acre

 

Brix at Harvest:
22.1°

 

pH at Harvest:
3.44

 

TA at Harvest:
0.683g/100mL

 

Alcohol:
12.5%

 

Winemaking:
Cold soak
Natural yeast fermentation start, followed by a late inoculation of Rhone yeast

 

Cooperage:
50% New French & American Oak for 18 months