Archive | Shiraz/Syrah

2012 Mollydooker Blue Eyed Boy Shiraz

Wine Review: 2012 Mollydooker Blue Eyed Boy Shiraz, South Australia Despite the heavy fruit weight for the Mollydooker Blue Eyed Boy Shiraz (81%), no amount of performing the Mollydooker shake will alter the over the top flavors this Shiraz brings to the table. First, let me make this perfectly clear. Nobody loves big red wines […]

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2012 Mollydooker Carnival of Love Shiraz

Wine Review: 2012 Mollydooker Carnival of Love Shiraz, McLaren Vale, Australia . If Mollydooker stands for left-handed, does that mean the Marquis family makes wine one handed? If they do, they have to be the best one-handed winemakers in the world. Taking the expression, “I could beat you with one hand tied behind my back” […]

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2010 Michael Gassier Costières de Nîmes Syrah

Wine Review: 2010 Michael Gassier Costières de Nîmes Syrah . When I first tasted this wine, there was one thing that really hit home—the wine was simple yet it really loved to flaunt its opulent side without being that annoying bragger. The 2010 Michael Gassier Costières de Nîmes Syrah really fits into Gassier’s mission which […]

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2008 Bunchgrass Winery Columbia Valley Syrah

Wine Review: 2008 Bunchgrass Winery Columbia Valley Syrah Lewis Vineyard in the Columbia Valley sits at an elevation of 1200 ft. and produces quality Syrah, most of it that was planted in 1998. The vineyard also comprises of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay. The 2008 Bunchgrass Winery Columbia Valley Syrah is a full-bodied, enticing red with […]

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2011 Fields Family Lodi Syrah

Wine Review: 2011 Fields Family Lodi Syrah Located in the Mokelumne River sub AVA of Lodi (who knew Lodi had sub AVAs? They have seven appellations to be exact), this is a pretty style as far as Syrah’s go with core black fruits dominating. They sourced the grapes from a certified organic vineyard. An interesting […]

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Wine Review: 2009 Mackey Walla Walla Syrah

Damn this wine made me slap happy, the kind with a big’ol side to side grin. Then I came to my senses and realized it is time to recognize Mackey Vineyards rocks the Walla Walla Syrah. This is very, very tasty wine. This Syrah is only the second vintage for the brothers Mackey and quite […]

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