Central Coast Syrah

Sine Qua Non

Five Shooter Syrah

2010 Vintage. 15.2% Alcohol. Big bramble fruit and great nose. Loved it. — 3 days ago

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Arcadian

Hommage a Max Syrah 2005

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9.2

Fun afternoon at Classic with great company. Glad you could join us Bryan.

Brett with bandaid upfront on the nose. Very underripe fruit. Tart. Barnyard. Herbal with little to zero savory notes. Some iron too. Tobacco wrapped licorice. Still some great acidity. Not getting any better, so drink up.
— 12 days ago

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Parr Wines

Anika Bien Nacido Vineyard Syrah 2015

From Raj Parr’s wine club. A youthful 2015, but knowing Raj has an affinity to young Syrah, knowing it’s unsulfured, and after a taste via Coravin, I had the confidence to pop. This has N Rhône funk right away. Maybe a charming touch of Brett. Big nose of blood and purple fruit infused earth, herbs, and menthol. You want to sniff this forever. Strong on the front and side palette with juicy acid and chunky tannins. This is really enjoyable right now, and I’d bet it will continue being great for a long time to come. — 19 days ago

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Sine Qua Non

Le Supplément Syrah 2013

Big black fruit without being too tight. Sour cherries. This is Syrah the way it should be! Creamy and approachable! Tannins not prevalent- in a good way. — 20 days ago

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It wants to dance with your dates

Booker Vineyard

Fracture Paso Robles Syrah 2010

Shay A
9.4

Fun afternoon at Classic with great company. Glad you could join us Bryan.

Dense! Chocolate covered black cherries all over the place. Rich! Flavor packed. Cherry cordial wrapped in blackberry pie crust. The finish is full of cocoa dusted dates and sweet fruit. Great drinking window. Thanks for opening
@Mark Flesher .
— 12 days ago

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Even though this had good balance and depth (better than the 15 Vertigo 22), I was really expecting a little bit more here. I think this one is just starting to show up. Probably will hold my other bottle for a year or 2!
9.3

Modus Operandi Cellars

Wrath Vineyard Syrah 2016

Wow. Middle of the road at first. 3 hours later this one gets FUNKY!! At first, bacon, roasted black fruit, pepper, iodine. Finishes with nice toasted oak tannin. Pours thick and inky into the glass. Mouth coating. After 3 hours, this one went to a soy sauce, grilled smoked ribeye, roasted plum and fig and went to the funky and meaty side. This wine has depth, structure and character to last a while. But word to the wise: if you want the fruitier side of this wine, pop and pour this one. For the funk lovers, wait it out for a few hours and you will be rewarded. — 19 days ago

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Sine Qua Non

Ode to E Assortment Syrah Grenache Blend

2004 Syrah. 15.5% Alcohol. Amazing wine for Gail’s birthday weekend. Enjoyed at Osteria on Monterey Bay, CA.
— 18 days ago

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Adelaida

Twenty Three Twenty Estate Vineyards Syrah 2015

2015 opened May 2019. Leather, newly-mown hay, and anise on the nose. Ripe cherries and blueberries on the front. Soft tannins with just hint of earthy calcaire at the end. Absolutely lovely. This may be one of my top ten wines ever. I’ll need to drink a couple more bottles before I make that decision. — 12 days ago

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Tensley

OGT Santa Barbara County Syrah 2016

Not as sweet as the 14 BMT,
Prefer the 16 Noir over this one.
Jeb 98, only bottled in Mag format. At $100.00 per mag not bad,
The other 2016 reviews on Delectable are not this OGT, those scores scared me at first then I noticed they were misidentified.
That being said I don’t see the full bodied pedal to the metal Jeb Describes. I’d buy the 16 Noir over & over again but wouldn’t buy this one again. I’m hoping its a 2nd day wine, putting it back until tomorrow,
Thank you, next?
Definitely a day 2 wine
— 17 days ago

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Alban Vineyards

Reva Alban Estate Vineyard Syrah 2005

We decided that opening another pinot after that 2003 Pisoni was going to be a big mistake, so we went with an Alban syrah. The 2005 is still drinking incredibly well - could easily go several more years, which bodes well for the magnum we have in the cellar. Classic Alban roasted meat/iodine on the nose, great balance, and nicely evolved tannins. A great wine by any measure! — 18 days ago

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