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Date Printed: 7/21/2017
Buena Vista Ramal Vineyard Estate Syrah 2007
Buena Vista Ramal Vineyard Estate Syrah 2007
(search item no. 117849)
screw cap wine
has large label

PRICE ON 7/21/2017: $14.99

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2007 Ramal Vineyard Syrah is very complex and an elegant expression of cool climate Syrah in which the gamey side of Syrah is balanced by fresh fruit flavors and a food-friendly level of acidity. The aromas are deep and layered, with notes of boysenberry and blackberry, bacon fat, smoked meat, chocolate covered cherry, spice and licorice. The wine exhibits rich flavors of plum and black cherry, white pepper, with a rich mid palate that leads to a long finish.
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About Buena Vista:

Founded in 1857 as California's first premium winery, Buena Vista, under the direction of winemaker Jeff Stewart, is a leader in cool-climate Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Merlot and Syrah. Straddling Sonoma County in the southern end of the Carneros appellation, the 523-acre Ramal Vineyard Estate is broken up into 167 small blocks, with 21 different clones of Chardonnay and 13 different clones of Pinot Noir, and is set along rolling south-facing hillsides overlooking the San Pablo Bay. The Ramal Vineyard is the crown jewel of all Carneros.

Most winemakers will agree that cool-climate wines like Pinot Noir are the most difficult to produce. And most will agree that Jeff Stewart does so with unparalleled success. Jeff comes to Buena Vista with over 15 years of achievement in cool-climate viticulture and his focus on gentle handling of the grapes and temperature moderation produces wines with complexity, character and depth.