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Date Printed: 8/31/2015
Francis Ford Coppola Diamond Collection Syrah-Shiraz 2009
Francis Ford Coppola Diamond Collection Syrah-Shiraz 2009
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PRICE ON 8/31/2015: $15.99

Winemaker's Notes:

Our unique Syrah-Shiraz is sourced from three specific vineyards in the central coast and blended with small amounts of Petite Sirah so that it's extremely dark and lush. From San Lucas, we get extremely supple fruit that undergoes a particularly long ripening period due to sloping southeastern vineyards, which otherwise experience fewer hours of intense daily sunlight. This fruit contributes a high level of concentration and intense blackberry aromas. The grapes harvested from Monterey County provide red raspberry flavors and a velvety texture. We also add Petite Sirah from Hames Valley for heightened depth and structure. 2009 was an excellent vintage that featured warm, constant weather all the way through autumn, which allowed us to be highly selective and pick the very best fruit only when completely ripe. Richly textured and extremely aromatic, our Syrah-Shiraz offers bright, spicy fruit, supple tannins and many intriguing nuances.
Appearance Deep garnet Aromas Plums, raspberries, minerals and dried leaves. Flavors Crushed berries, cherries, cloves and cedar.
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About Francis Ford Coppola Winery:

Francis Ford Coppola Winery, re-opened in July 2010, is the latest venture from Francis Ford Coppola, whose passion for wine, food and adventure is nowhere more evident than in this new production – a winery resort located in the heart of Alexander Valley, California. Among the many attractions at the property, Francis Ford Coppola Winery features a wine tasting bar, two restaurants, swimming pools, a movie gallery, a performing arts pavilion and a park area with game tables and bocce courts.

Francis puts it best, saying the winery is meant to be "a wine wonderland, a park of pleasure where people of all ages can enjoy all the best things in life – food, wine, music, dancing, games, swimming and performances of all types. A place to celebrate the love of life."