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Date Printed: 4/27/2015
David Bruce Shell Creek Petite Syrah 2000
David Bruce Shell Creek Petite Syrah 2000
(search item no. 50755)

PRICE ON 4/27/2015: $25.99

Winemaker's Notes:

We have worked with petite syrah from Shell Creek vineyard for about fifteen years, yet have chosen to keep the wines separate only twice before. Thos early wines, bottled after only nine months in the barrel, focused on fresh berry fruit and assertive oak notes. This vintage spent fifteen months in the barrel, trading some youthful exuberance for a greater sense of roundness and integration. At the core, the vineyard characters of blueberry, tobacco and spice define this wine, while oak adds complexity and depth without dominating. We are pleased with the synergy afforded by the extra aging, and feel the wine will capably accompany hearty dishes such as roast lamb or spicy jambalaya.
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About David Bruce Winery:

Nestled amid the redwoods high in the Santa Cruz Mountains south of San Francisco is the David Bruce Winery. Success based on passion and devotion to wine for 37 years. Always pursue bold flavors and rich styles in selected small lots. Offers Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Petite Syrah and Pinot Noir.