2003 Syrah : Washington State
Our 3 vineyards Syrah is blended to showcase this new winning varietal from Washington State. The grapes are sourced from Portteus, Stillwater Creek, and Stone Tree Vineyards to capture 3 of our best microclimates in one beautiful bottle. Touches of Bordeaux varietals were added to extend the mid palate and round out this blend.
83% Syrah (33% Portteus Vineyard, 33% Stillwater Creek, 17% Stone Tree)
9% Merlot (6% Conner Lee Vineyard, 3% Artz Vineyard)
5% Cabernet Sauvignon (4% Champoux Vineyard, 1% Portteus Vineyard)
2% Cabernet Franc (Portteus Vineyard)
1% Petit Verdot (Ciel du Cheval Vineyard)
Bottled on 8/13/05. This wine was aged for 23 months in oak barrels; 50% new oak, 33% Hungarian and Euro blend; 150 cases were produced.