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Release price: $42.00
Case production: 45 cases
Winemaker: Russell Bevan

AVA: Bennett Valley
Vineyard: Estate vineyard
Varietal composition: 100% Syrah
Clone: Alban 1
Harvest date: October 18, 2011
Alcohol: 13.2%
Barrel aging: 25 months in 100% new French oak
Cooperage: Remond, Francois Freres

Winemaker's tasting note:
The nose of the 2011 Westerhold Family Vineyards Syrah shows beautiful strawberry and Bing cherry scents, and has amazing complexity in the form of sandalwood, fresh mint and a bit of white pepper.  Texturally, the wine is very round and supple, and the tannins are perfectly integrated at this point in time.  The acidity is still fresh and a good complement to pork and lighter meats.  The finish is long, and it slowly dissipates on the palate leaving you a remnant of the beautiful, fresh, clean flavors. ~ Russell Bevan, Winemaker

2011 Westerhold Family Vineyards Syrah,
Bennett Valley