|2011 Hughes Family Vineyards Syrah
A rich, balanced, classic Syrah
GOLD MEDAL 2015 California State Fair - 94 points, Best of Class for Sonoma Region, Best Red Wine for Sonoma Region
GOLD MEDAL 2015 Sunset International Wine Competition
GOLD MEDAL 2015 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition
Varietal: 100% Syrah
Appellation: Sonoma Valley
Vineyard: Savannah Vineyard
RS: 0.3 g/liter
Harvest: October, 2011
Bottled: August 1, 2013
Aging: 21 months in 100% French oak, using only 50% new
Production: 400 cases
Appearance: A deep dark and broody purple.
Aroma: Black pepper, smoked meats, roasted coffee beans, caramel, and cedar incense.
Taste: A superbly balanced Syrah with integrated tannins leaving impressions of espresso, bittersweet chocolate and a flirtation with dates..