K Vintners

M.C.K Motor City Kitty Syrah

9.0112 ratings
8.914 pro ratings
Washington, USA
Syrah
Top Notes For
Douglas Braun

Super impressive Washington Syrah pegged this as a northern Rhône - really nice spice boysenberry , beef jerky , spice , stoneyness ,licorice - would have been wonderful with

Super impressive Washington Syrah pegged this as a northern Rhône - really nice spice boysenberry , beef jerky , spice , stoneyness ,licorice - would have been wonderful with

Oct 30th, 2019
Eric Bass

Nice Rhône style Syrah. Some Bret. Needs time to come into its own.

Nice Rhône style Syrah. Some Bret. Needs time to come into its own.

May 2nd, 2019
Justin Hart

Interesting flavors on this Walla Walla Syrah. Savory black olive backed up by sage and leather notes are most prominent at first, before the luscious, brambley dark fruit starts showing up (think blackberries). As it opens, the fruit comes on stronger. This is fantastic Syrah.

Interesting flavors on this Walla Walla Syrah. Savory black olive backed up by sage and leather notes are most prominent at first, before the luscious, brambley dark fruit starts showing up (think blackberries). As it opens, the fruit comes on stronger. This is fantastic Syrah.

Mar 31st, 2018
Geoff Troup

Sales Eder Brothers, Cellar Fine Wines

8.8

Well integrated and well made. The fruit here is served with a side of dust and tannin. Tastes like cool climate syrah, though big in body.

Well integrated and well made. The fruit here is served with a side of dust and tannin. Tastes like cool climate syrah, though big in body.

Jul 21st, 2017
Isaac Pirolo

Second bottle this week. Extraordinary. Vivid. Mouthwatering. Perfumed nose of campfire grilled meats, plum backed up with bramble fruit, freshly grated ginger, and toasted sesame oil. Structured, showing beautiful balance with sweet tannin and a long savory finish. This is the bottle that makes me happy that the wine drinking public still doesn't know Syrah or Washington. If they did, this wine would cost two to three times as much. Even elicited a "This IS good" from my father, the world's most unimpressed wine critic (shoulder shrug = 93 points).

Second bottle this week. Extraordinary. Vivid. Mouthwatering. Perfumed nose of campfire grilled meats, plum backed up with bramble fruit, freshly grated ginger, and toasted sesame oil. Structured, showing beautiful balance with sweet tannin and a long savory finish. This is the bottle that makes me happy that the wine drinking public still doesn't know Syrah or Washington. If they did, this wine would cost two to three times as much. Even elicited a "This IS good" from my father, the world's most unimpressed wine critic (shoulder shrug = 93 points).

4 people found it helpfulJun 29th, 2016
Aron Cromwell

Great with spicy dinner...

Great with spicy dinner...

1 person found it helpfulJul 14th, 2016
Jerry Hindes CS, CSW

Jammy, fruit bomb. Flabby due to the lack of acid.

Jammy, fruit bomb. Flabby due to the lack of acid.

1 person found it helpfulApr 14th, 2015
Ann Marie

Lamb wine! 2002 held up just fine through 2014; hasn't oxidized, great color, typical K. No stick flavor here! I do think it lost some of the minerally nuance Charles uses creates.

Lamb wine! 2002 held up just fine through 2014; hasn't oxidized, great color, typical K. No stick flavor here! I do think it lost some of the minerally nuance Charles uses creates.

1 person found it helpfulOct 26th, 2014
Isaac Pirolo

Second bottle in three days. Pungent, face-melting aromatics led by ginger, peach skin, orange peel, roasted beet, lavender powder, star anise and fig paste. Strikes the palate with vivid plum, adding notes of concrete, chalk, incense, clove, and sandalwood. A prime example of how a medium-body can accentuate complexity. Bound with verve.

Second bottle in three days. Pungent, face-melting aromatics led by ginger, peach skin, orange peel, roasted beet, lavender powder, star anise and fig paste. Strikes the palate with vivid plum, adding notes of concrete, chalk, incense, clove, and sandalwood. A prime example of how a medium-body can accentuate complexity. Bound with verve.

Jul 7th, 2017
Isaac Pirolo

More raw and unpolished than the 2013. Cream, wood, pepper, and plum.

More raw and unpolished than the 2013. Cream, wood, pepper, and plum.

Dec 24th, 2016