TN: 2007 Tercero - Syrah Thompson Vineyard (USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Ynez Valley)

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TN: 2007 Tercero - Syrah Thompson Vineyard (USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Ynez Valley)

#1 Post by Brian G r a f s t r o m » April 11th, 2019, 11:27 am

2007 Tercero Syrah Thompson Vineyard - USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Ynez Valley (3/25/2019)
-- decanted 45 min. before initial taste --
-- tasted non-blind over a couple hours --

NOSE: very light oak; rich red/purple fruit mix; hint of smoky leather.

BODY: some sediment present; black-violet-garnet color of great depth, with hardly any bricking, if any; full bodied.

TASTE: very rich red/purple-fruited Syrah; still some drying tannin; alcohol clearly stands-out; medium acidity; somewhat loose; paired nicely with steak; Drink Now. gut impression score: high 80s.
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