2016, Sonoma Valley, CA
Philippe Melka and Maayan Koschitzky, the extraordinary winemakers behind Dominus Estate, Chateau Petrus, Screaming Eagle, and Dalla Valle, craft this estate Syrah.
Gorgeous notes of blackberries, freeze-dried blueberries, smoked meat, and a core of cherry liqueur. As it continues to open, a juicy wash of salted violets, black pepper, and blueberry cedar linger for a long and complex finish. Biodynamic & Organic Cases 268 16 mths French oak (62% new) The Annadel Gap Vineyard is a special place. Located between Mt. Hood and the Sonoma Mountains, our site is characterized by thick morning fog and strong afternoon winds. Alluvial, glacial, and sedimentary influences create a wide array of soil types. The fruit was hand harvested at night. Clones were kept separate, hand sorted and fermented individually.