Francis Ford Coppola Diamond Collection Syrah-Shiraz 2009

Syrah/Shiraz from California

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Item No. 108402
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

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.

Learn About Francis Ford Coppola Map ItMap It

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...

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Learn About Other California

California has nearly 100 American Viticulture Areas (AVAs) and accounts for almost 90% of wine production in the United States. In our section of Other California, we include wines from smaller AVAs as well as wines from the California AVA. Here are a few smaller AVAs you may see on the label: Livermore Valley AVA, located right outside of San Francisco and home to...

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Learn About Syrah/Shiraz

(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...

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