DuMOL

Russian River Valley Syrah

8.94 ratings
8.93 pro ratings
Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, USA
Syrah
Lamb
Top Notes For
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.3

Thick & rich blackberries, blueberries, black plum, irony dry minerals, sage, purple florals, melted dark chocolate with raspberries, evenly weighted white & black pepper, grilled meats, underbrush and a touch of Worcestershire sauce. Good balance and acidity. Long rich, smooth finish. Great pair with the Santa Maria spice chicken. The 05 is drinking around it's peak. Happily, DuMol still flys largely under the radar for a quality producer.

Thick & rich blackberries, blueberries, black plum, irony dry minerals, sage, purple florals, melted dark chocolate with raspberries, evenly weighted white & black pepper, grilled meats, underbrush and a touch of Worcestershire sauce. Good balance and acidity. Long rich, smooth finish. Great pair with the Santa Maria spice chicken. The 05 is drinking around it's peak. Happily, DuMol still flys largely under the radar for a quality producer.

Feb 28th, 2016
Jordan Gianelli

Funky, medium bodied and carrying the right amount of acidity to cradle the dark black fruits and black peppered cured meat tones.

Funky, medium bodied and carrying the right amount of acidity to cradle the dark black fruits and black peppered cured meat tones.

Nov 23rd, 2015
Outi Jakovirta

a wine from the year I was DuMol intern.. pretty good vintage!

a wine from the year I was DuMol intern.. pretty good vintage!

Nov 18th, 2013
J Chechik

Love DuMol wines, but more of a fan of their Pinot vs Syrah. These are elegant Rhône-style, balanced wines but slightly leaner than I was looking for when I opened this (super Sunday!). I hadn’t had one in 5-6yrs, so I’m thinking the 05 peaked at 8-12yrs & I’m just late to the party. Dense color & rich currant/cinnamon, but just a little lighter w/ a fast finish.

Love DuMol wines, but more of a fan of their Pinot vs Syrah. These are elegant Rhône-style, balanced wines but slightly leaner than I was looking for when I opened this (super Sunday!). I hadn’t had one in 5-6yrs, so I’m thinking the 05 peaked at 8-12yrs & I’m just late to the party. Dense color & rich currant/cinnamon, but just a little lighter w/ a fast finish.

Feb 15th, 2021