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Date Printed: 9/19/2014
Michael David Winery 6th Sense Syrah 2008
Michael David Winery 6th Sense Syrah 2008
(search item no. 109940)
Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 9/19/2014: $19.79

Winemaker's Notes:

The Phillips brothers planted one of the first Syrah vineyards in California in 1982. With Michael's son Kevin continuing the Phillips grape growing tradition into the 6th generation. This Syrah vineyard was one of the first he tended to as our Vineyard Manager. If you turn the bottle around you will see Kevin's eye looking out from the inside of the bottle, making sure the wine is being enjoyed!

Striking aromas of ripe dark fruits radiate from the glass in an earthy, smoky tobacco context. Full, rich fruit flavors of dark berries, whole plum, and blackcurrant fill the palate and hold their flavors through a long and smooth moderately peppery finish.

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About Michael David Winery:

Michael and David Phillips represent the fifth generation of growers in Lodi, and things are changing. With 500 acres of premium wine grapes, there is plenty of room for experimentation and innovation.

The vineyards are irrigated by the Mokelumne River, which carries crystal-clear water from the Sierra Nevada Mountains, depositing minerals into the rich soils upon which the grapes thrive. Though not certified organic, Michael~David Winery strives to use all natural methods including integrated pest management, beneficial insects for pest control, trellising, leaf pulling and natural mined sulfur for mildew control. We are six generations of winegrowers specializing in hand-crafted Rhone varietals as well as Lodi's famous Old Vine Zinfandels.