Saturday, 12 January 2013

TN : Boom Boom! Syrah 2011, Charles Smith Wines, Columbia Valley, Washington State, USA

This wine is 100% Syrah. This wine was released in June 2012. The total acid: is 63, pH is 3.46, and there is no residual sugar. The grapes for this wine came from three vineyards. The Art den Hoed vineyard stretches for 250 acres over the south slope of the Rattlesnake Mountains in the Yakima AVA at 1300 feet elevation. The Milbrandt vineyard in the Wahluke Slope AVA, planted beginning in 1998 by the Milbrandt Family, is comprised of well-drained, sandy gravelly soils deposited by ancient glacial floods. The Weyns vineyard is located in the Snipes Mountain AVA in the heart of the Yakima Valley with slopes facing in all four cardinal directions and an elevation that ranges from 750 to 1300 feet. This wine was sealed with a screwcap.

This wine was imported by Handpicked Wines Sweden AB.

Colour : Dark blackberry

Aroma : Blueberry, raspberry, milk chocolate, white pepper, spice

Taste : Blackberry, plums, spice, white pepper on zingy finish

Alcohol : 13.5%

Price : 129 SEK

Systembolaget Number : 6714

Mark : B-

Website :  Charles Smith Wines

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