Alpha Estate Turtles Vineyard Syrah 2011

Shiraz/Syrah

—VINTAGES#: 115295
Alpha Estate Turtles Vineyard Syrah 2011
The 2011 Syrah Turtles Vineyard was aged for 12 months in second-use French oak and comes in at 14.5% alcohol. Quite beautifully crafted, this elegant Syrah is automatically moved to the top of the list as one of my favorite Syrahs from Alpha Estate. Silky in texture and laced with hints of Syrah funk, it is tightly wound and gripping on the palate, with a crisp and sunny demeanor. It is not very fleshy. Neither thick nor jammy, but rather subtly concentrated and perfectly balanced, it leans to the northern Rhone. The price is really nice, too. Drink: 2015-2024. Score - 90. (Mark Squires, robertparker.com, April 2015)
$21.95

Product Details

Release Date:
August 6, 2016
750 mL bottle
Alcohol/Vol
13.7%
Made in:
Florina, Greece
By:
Alpha Estate
Sugar Content:
4 g/L
Sweetness Descriptor:
D - Dry
Style:
Full-bodied & Smooth
Varietal:
Shiraz/Syrah
Description
Enjoy this Syrah with hickery smoked seitan steaks, for a vegetarian option, or with barbecued pork ribs.

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