2014 Syrah Coyote Canyon Vineyard
Horse Heaven Hills
90 pointsJun 30, 2017
This Rhone style Syrah delivers rich aromatics of huckleberry, lavender and smoke that capture the essence of Syrah from this region. Replete flavors of supple blueberry and plum lead to a distinctive blueberry finish and refined, ripe tannins.
Blend: 96% Syrah, 4% Grenache
Total Acidity 0.62 g/100 mL
Alcohol Content: 14.5%
Barrel Aging: 19 months in neutral barrels
After warmer than average 2012 and 2013 vintages, 2014 in Eastern Washington was one of the warmest seasons in decades with favorable temperature conditions extending into fall.
Overall, 2014 was a pleasant growing season; ripening was excellent for all varieties in all locations.
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