Terra d'Oro Syrah 2001

Syrah/Shiraz from Sierra Foothills, California

Price: $18.99
Item No. 80624
  • WE90

Winemaker's Notes

Montevina's Terra d'Oro Syrah is sure to seduce. Smoky aromas of cigar box cedar and eucalyptus precede whiffs of sweet oak. Bright red berry fruit tantalizes your taste buds while generous mouthfeel slides gently into a warm satiny finish. Terra d'Oro Syrah will pair beautifully with roasted meats or casoulette, while it is also well suited for a romantic evening snuggling on the sofa.

Learn About Terra d'Oro Map ItMap It

For more than 150 years, fortune seekers have been lured to California's rugged Sierra Foothills. Though they once came for the gold, these days they come for the wine—Terra d'Oro, to be more specific. Handcrafted from some of Amador County's most historic vineyards, Terra d'Oro wines are rich indeed, full of the character and intensity that perfectly captures the essence of this "Land of Gold."

Learn About Sierra Foothills

Called gold country since the mid-1800's, the Sierra Foothills, located between Sacramento and the Nevada border, was a hot spot for those seeking a gold rush fortune. Some of these settlers brought some European vines with them and somewhere in that mix was the Zinfandel grape. Notable Facts Zinfandel remains the grape of choice here, followed by Rhone Blends. Volcanic...

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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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