Amador County Syrah 2019
Sobon Estate

Amador County Syrah 2019
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£216.00 for 12 Save 10% (£18.00 each)

Sourced from the highest, steeply terraced vineyards at Sobon Estate, this sustainably grown and naturally farmed Syrah boasts a deep, brooding character.

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Amador County Syrah 2019
Sobon Estate Vineyard

Sobon EstateCalifornia

The Sierra Foothillls is, nowadays, something of a winemaking backwater relative to the famous regions closer to the coast (Sonoma, The Napa Valley etc), but at the start of California’s wine story it was the place to be. The ‘49ers had made their way to the foothills in the mid-1800s,…

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Vineyard and Winemaking:

  • Vineyard location: Highest, most steeply terraced estate vineyard in Amador County, Sierra Foothills AVA
  • Farming practices: Natural and sustainably grown
  • Climate: Mediterranean, ideal for optimal ripening
  • Harvest: Hand-harvested at peak maturity
  • Fermentation: 10 days, peak temperature 85°F
  • Aging: 14 months in older French and American oak barrels

Tasting Notes:

  • Appearance: Deep, dark, and nearly opaque
  • Aroma: Forest scents, exotic spices, spring violets, and fresh blueberries
  • Taste: Rich and full-bodied, with layers of ripe black fruit, sleek minerality, and meaty, smoky textures
  • Finish: Elegant with a long, velvety finish

Food Pairing Suggestions:

  • Rich beef or lamb dishes or a hearty vegetable and lentil pie, or a mushroom and stilton wellington

Cellaring Potential:

  • Excellent now, but can benefit from short to medium-term cellaring (3-7 years)