Terlato Vineyards found perfect Syrah conditions in Sonoma County's Dry Creek Valley, which shares important characteristics with France's Rhone Valley.
Color: Deep purple.
Aroma: Toast intermingled with smoked meats.
Taste: Flavors of black cherry, plum and currants, with hints of violets.
I finished this bottle extremely fast because the taste. Stands up to any syrah out there.