Gordon Brothers Syrah 2007

Syrah/Shiraz from Columbia Valley, Washington

Price: $21.99 $19.99
Save $2.00 (9%)
Item No. 113589
  • WE92
  • WS91
Alcohol By Volume: 13.7%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2010
  • WE93

Winemaker's Notes

Blackberries and raspberries leap out of the glass with undertones of olive and sage. This wine is amazingly soft on the palate, with firm but gentle tannins creating a mouthwatering sensation. Flavors of raspberries continue onto a long savory finish with touches of sage. Roast lamb with a Syrah reduction would be a hard combo to beat with this delicious wine.

Critical Acclaim

"Impressive, full-flavored and smooth, this rich and ripe Syrah offers classic, full-on varietal fl avors. A mix of plush red fruits with generous acidity and streaks of roasted coffee and mocha, the wine just goes and goes.
Editors’ Choice "
92 Points

"Lively and juicy, brimming with blueberry, raspberry, sandalwood and red pepper flavors, tasting exotic but focusing on the long, invigorating finish, which has a welcome ripeness and balance. Drink now through 2015. 1,042 cases made."
91 Points

Learn About Gordon Brothers Map ItMap It

The Gordon Brothers vineyards were established in 1980. They have planted a total of 95 acres, consisting of 25 acres of Chardonnay, 21 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon, 20 acres of Merlot, 15 acres of Syrah, 14 acres of Sauvignon Blanc, and one acre of Gewurztraminer. The vineyards lie on a perfectly oriented south-facing slope ranging from an elevation of 600 to 682 feet above sea...

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Learn About Columbia Valley

Columbia Valley is the largest of Washington State's wine growing regions, with almost 11 million acres. It encompasses a number of smaller regions, including Yakima Valley, Walla Walla Valley, Red Mountain and more. The vast area consists of a range of climates, allowing viticulturists to plant a diverse selection of grape varieties. Most wineries plant rows sparsely, which...

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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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