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Date Printed: 10/22/2014
Firestone Santa Ynez Syrah 2000
Firestone Santa Ynez Syrah 2000
(search item no. 56836)

PRICE ON 10/22/2014: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2002 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2001 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Firestone Vineyard's 2000 Syrah features bright aromas of plum and cherry with hints of white pepper, followed by ripe, concentrated flavors of blackberry and black cherry with integrated accents of mocha, anise and spice. The texture boasts exceptional depth and richness, unfolding into a smooth, lingering finish.
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About Firestone:

Firestone Vineyard specializes in expressive high-quality wines from estate and select vineyards in the Santa Ynez Valley and Paso Robles. Long considered a destination for visitors to Santa Barbara County's wine country, Firestone produces an array of Bordeaux-influenced wines in competitively-priced categories.

Founded in 1972 by Leonard and Brooks Firestone, Firestone Vineyard was Santa Barbara County’s first estate winery. In September 2007, Bill Foley acquired the Firestone winery and 380 vineyard acres in Los Olivos, as well as the Firestone tasting room in Paso Robles. Bill has continued the Firestone tradition in striving for the very best in vineyard management and cutting edge winemaking discipline. The vineyard focuses on optimal physiological balance in the vines yielding wines that are brightly flavored, crisp and delicious. Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc and Syrah vineyards are located on a series of mesas that have gravelly sub-soils, ideally oriented for perfect exposure.