Brittan Syrah Willamette Valley 2013 (750ml/12)
Brittan Vineyards was founded by veteran winemaker Robert Brittan and his wife Ellen, who left Napa Valley to pursue their dream of making cool climate Pinot Noir in Oregon. The Brittan’s purchased their 128-acre property in the foothills of the Coastal Range in the McMinnville AVA, where they have 29 acres planted to Pinot noir, Chardonnay and Syrah. Robert brings extensive viticultural and winemaking experience to their venture, having worked as winemaker at Far Niente, St. Andrew’s ...New York, New Jersey, California
Lush, royal garnet in color with a nose of dried lilac, cedar and black peppercorn over deep notes of black cherry and candied plum. A steady rubbon of red fruit on palate leads to a seamless rich texture, while leather and fresh tobacco weave their way through the lengthy finish.