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Belvedere Healdsburg Ranches Syrah 1999

Syrah/Shiraz from Sonoma County, California
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Winemaker Notes

"This is one reason why Syrah is becoming so popular. It has all the fruit you expect from a ripe vintage, but it doesn't overwhelm. It's just part of the package that includes ripe, soft tannins and acids and a subtle interplay of oak. Balanced, rich and harmonious, it's an elaborately detailed wine meant to accompany strongly flavored foods."
-Wine Enthusiast

The grapes for our Healdsburg Ranches Syrah come from two hillside vineyards in northern Sonoma County. Our Rockaway Vineyard, 900 feet above the valley floor in the Alexander Valley, gives deep jammy fruit reminiscent of blueberry pie and homemeade raspberry preserves. The balance of the fruit comes from ourt Bradfor Mountain Vineyard in Dry Creek Valley. Here rugged volcanic soils and high elevation give the wine backbone and breed, with characteristic hints of wild spearmint, carob and coffee.

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Belvedere Vineyards & Winery

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Belvedere Vineyards & Winery, Sonoma County, California
1999 Healdsburg Ranches Syrah
Belvedere is a friendly, family owned winery specializing in artisanal wines from exceptional northern Sonoma vineyars. All vineyards are located within fifteen minutes of the winery increasing their personal vineyard management. Sites include Russian River Valley, Dry Creek Valley and Alexander Valley.

Sonoma County

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Home to a diverse array of smaller AVAs with varied microclimates and soil types, Sonoma County has something for nearly every wine lover. Physically twice as large as Napa, the region only produces about half the amount of wine, but what it lacks in quantity it makes up for in both quality and variety. With its laid-back atmosphere and down-to-earth attitude, the wineries of Sonoma are appreciated by wine tourists for their friendliness and approachability. The entire county intends to become a 100% sustainable winegrowing region by 2019.

Grape varieties are carefully selected to reflect the best attributes of their sites—Dry Creek Valley’s consistent sunshine is ideal for Zinfandel, while the warm Alexander Valley is responsible for rich, voluptuous Cabernet Sauvignon. Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are important throughout the county, most notably in the cooler AVAs of Russian River and Sonoma Valleys, Carneros, and Fort Ross-Seaview. Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, and Syrah have also found a firm footing here.

Syrah/Shiraz

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Marked by unmistakable aromatics, a savory palate, and an elegant texture, Syrah is capable of producing fascinatingly complex and long-lived wines with a stunning purple hue. Native to the Northern Rhône, Syrah’s best examples are found in Hermitage and Côte-Rôtie. It is also an important component of the GSM blends of the Southern Rhône and beyond, alongside Grenache and Mourvèdre. Both varietal Syrah and GSM blends are common in Australia and California and are gaining popularity in Washington State. In Australia, Syrah is known by the synonym Shiraz, which tends to indicate a bolder, fruit-driven style of wine, and is occasionally blended with Cabernet Sauvignon for added depth and structure.

In the Glass

At its best, Syrah shows aromas and flavors of purple fruits, fragrant violets, baking spice, white pepper, smoke, and even bacon fat. Many examples from California aim to recreate this savory style, while others focus more on concentrated fruit flavors. In Australia, under the name Shiraz, it shines as that country’s unofficial signature red grape, producing deep, dark, intense, and often jammy reds.

Perfect Pairings

Cool-climate Syrah, with its peppery spices, is a natural match with flavorful Moroccan-spiced lamb dishes, where the spice is more about flavor than heat. With Australian Shiraz, grown in warmer regions, heavy meat dishes with abundant protein and fat are a necessity to match the intensity of the wine.

Sommelier Secret

Due to the success of Australian “Shiraz,” this synonym for Syrah has been adopted by winemakers throughout the world. If the label says “Shiraz,” you can typically expect a plush, fruity, and potent wine made in the Australian style. New World "Syrah" will generally more closely resemble the French style.

CSF44768_1999 Item# 50850

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