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2018 Baileyana Estate Syrah

 / 750ml
Tasting notes
Specs

This cool climate Syrah from a single vineyard in the Edna Valley is bright and fresh, beginning with aromas of juicy blueberry, savory blackberry and white pepper on the nose. This is a medium bodied wine with wonderful finesse showcasing integrated flavors of vanilla and cinnamon while letting the bright blueberry and plum notes shine through. The chalky tannins are complemented by new French oak, which offers a toasty undertone that runs throughout.

APPELLATION:

Edna Valley

VINEYARD SOURCE:

Clone and single block selections

VINEYARD CERTIFICATION:

SIP Certified Sustainable

CLONES:

Estrella and Graff Clones

SOILS:

Diablo series, clay loam, rocky marine sediment, volcanic remnants

HARVEST DATES:

October 2017

FERMENTATION:

Open top fermentation at 82˚F for 18 days

BARREL REGIME:

Aged in 45% new French oak barrels for 18 months

ALCOHOL:

15.4%

TA:

6.9 g/L

PH:

3.78

BOTTLING DATE:

June 2019

CASES PRODUCED:

300

Tasting Notes

This cool climate Syrah from a single vineyard in the Edna Valley is bright and fresh, beginning with aromas of juicy blueberry, savory blackberry and white pepper on the nose. This is a medium bodied wine with wonderful finesse showcasing integrated flavors of vanilla and cinnamon while letting the bright blueberry and plum notes shine through. The chalky tannins are complemented by new French oak, which offers a toasty undertone that runs throughout.

Specs

APPELLATION:

Edna Valley

VINEYARD SOURCE:

Clone and single block selections

VINEYARD CERTIFICATION:

SIP Certified Sustainable

CLONES:

Estrella and Graff Clones

SOILS:

Diablo series, clay loam, rocky marine sediment, volcanic remnants

HARVEST DATES:

October 2017

FERMENTATION:

Open top fermentation at 82˚F for 18 days

BARREL REGIME:

Aged in 45% new French oak barrels for 18 months

ALCOHOL:

15.4%

TA:

6.9 g/L

PH:

3.78

BOTTLING DATE:

June 2019

CASES PRODUCED:

300

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