TN: 2010 Rhys Syrah Skyline Vineyard

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M. Dildine
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TN: 2010 Rhys Syrah Skyline Vineyard

#1 Post by M. Dildine » February 11th, 2020, 3:57 pm

  • 2010 Rhys Syrah Skyline Vineyard - USA, California, San Francisco Bay, Santa Cruz Mountains (2/11/2020)
    12.8% abv. Dark ruby, very expressive aromatics. Ripe plum, white pepper, a bit of saddle leather and olive, lifted with an appealing floral element. Very deep, rich and intense. This is great Syrah, at the early stage of a long and rewarding drinking window. (96 pts.)
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#2 Post by Scott E. » February 13th, 2020, 4:51 pm

Didn't all of the Skyline Syrah get grafted over to Pinot a few years ago?
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#3 Post by D@vid Bu3ker » February 13th, 2020, 5:06 pm

Yes. 2013 was the last Skyline Syrah. Total travesty.
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#4 Post by dcornutt » February 13th, 2020, 5:23 pm

Great wine.
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#5 Post by Sc0tt F!tzger@ld » February 13th, 2020, 5:52 pm

Got a couple of the 2011s I forgot. Have to crack one open soon.

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#6 Post by Doug Schulman » February 14th, 2020, 4:19 pm

I appreciate the check-in. I have only 3 bottles of this bottling, '08 and '09 (no '10). I wish I had bought more Syrah while I was buying from Rhys. I'm trying to wait longer to open the few bottles I have. Actually, the same goes for the Pinot Noirs of the same era, but that's a different topic. These are turning out to be special wines that reward patience.

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