Echelon Syrah 1999

Syrah/Shiraz from Central Coast, California

Price: $17.99
Item No. 27213
  • WE86
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Winemaker's Notes

Echelon is known best for its Syrah, which imparts that distinct Rhône spiciness and peppery perfume with just the right amount of candied orange peel. The mouth bursts with sweet, ripe strawberry fruit as well as jammy plum traits offset by lively black pepper and cinnamon. This medium-bodied wine displays a dense color and soft, rounded mouthfeel.

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Combining the best fruit from friends" and neighbors" vineyards, Echelon produces serious wines for everyday drinking. To obtain this exceptional fruit, Echelon pioneered the development of long-term contracts with growers in emerging regions, including areas within California"s Central Coast and the Clarksburg appellation"s Esperanza Vineyard. Echelon"s winery is located in San...

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Learn About Central Coast

The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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Learn About Syrah/Shiraz

(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...

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