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Date Printed: 10/1/2014
Columbia Winery Columbia Valley Syrah 2006
Columbia Winery Columbia Valley Syrah 2006
(search item no. 121381)

PRICE ON 10/1/2014: $9.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2001 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The wine shows bright ruby color with aromas of red fruit, spice and black pepper with hints of Portobello mushrooms. On the palette, the Syrah exhibits plenty of red cherry flavors, with medium acidity and finishes with smoky, spicy notes and soft tannins.
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About Columbia Winery:

Columbia Winery was the first premium winery in Washington and the first in the state to produce vineyard-designate wines. Columbia Winery was founded in 1962 by ten friends, six of whom were University of Washington professors. Originally known as Associated Vintners, the group was united in the belief that vines could survive the harsh Washington winters and that fine wine could be made in Washington state.

Having worked alongside founding winemaker and Master of Wine, David Lake, Kerry Norton now oversees the Columbia Winery winemaking, handcrafting Riesling, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah sourced from the Columbia and Yakima Valleys.