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Date Printed: 7/4/2015
Jaffurs Upslope Syrah 2009
Jaffurs Upslope Syrah 2009
(search item no. 112076)
Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 95 points
James Suckling rating: 95 points
PRICE ON 7/4/2015: $44.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points

Winemaker's Notes:

A blend of our best reserve Syrah components of 2009. Extensive blending trials over several days enabled us to make a Syrah which we feel "has it all". Big, bold, smooth, and built to last.
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About Jaffurs Wine Cellars:

Jaffurs Wine Cellars is dedicated to producing great Rhône varietal wines with a new-world independence. It is one of the newest wineries in Santa Barbara County. Owner/winemaker Craig Jaffurs, working out of the Central Coast Wine Warehouse in Santa Maria, produced his first wines during the 1994 harvest. During the 1999 harvest, production increased to 2500 cases including Syrah, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Viognier, and Roussanne.