Truchard Syrah 2011

Product code: 16TRU2B2011

Rich aromas of blackberry, plum, and blueberry; with hints of vanilla, earth, and white pepper. The mouth is filled with jammy flavours of cassis, boysenberry, and black cherry; followed by mineral and cracked black pepper. Mouth-filling tannins provide an opulent finish of fruit and spice.

  • Country:USA
  • Region:California
  • Sub Region:Napa Valley
  • Vintage:2011
  • ABV:14%
  • Residual sugar:1.0 g/L
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Syrah
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste Scale: 11

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Trooshard Seerah

Product guide note

This wine is made from the Syrah grape variety, which is also known as Shiraz. It’s full-bodied, rich and concentrated with a velvety smooth texture. It has flavours of jammy blackcurrant, cherry, black pepper and vanilla.

Food match

Hard cheese, Barbecued meats, Steaks

Production information

Producer: Truchard

Central to Truchard's winemaking philosophy is the desire to create wines that have a sense of place. The cooling fog and unique microclimate of the vineyards allow this family-run winery to produce some truly excellent cool-climate style wines.

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Production note

All of the fruit was gently destemmed and crushed into open top fermenters with approximately 20% whole berries. Individual lots were inoculated with Pasteur Red yeast. Fermentations were punched down twice daily, with the temperature peaking at 88º F. After 14 days of maceration, each lot was pressed and allowed to settle in tank before going to barrel. The wine was aged for 10 months in both French (90%) and American (10%) oak; 30% of these barrels were new Rackings occurred every 4 months

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