Lillian Winery

California Dundee Syrah

9.44 ratings
9.51 pro ratings
Dundee Hills, Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA
Syrah
Lamb
Top Notes For
Shay A
9.5

Another 4th Friday for the books. What a much needed time out of the house and to be with friends after this past week.

This was my contribution for the evening...it was a bottle that was given to me via “trade” with
@TheSkip . I’ve been quite curious of this wine for a while and he graciously included this along with the other wines he sent. The winemaker used to work for Manfred Krankel of SQN...need I say more? Also the winemaker for Antica Terra. The nose on this is EXPLOSIVE. Not quite as much as the SQN Grenache tonight, but it’s up there...potpourri, lavender and black licorice. Needed every bit of the 1.5hr decant I gave it. Complex from start to finish...red and black fruit driven, savory and herbal on the mid-palate. Not meaty/olive driven. More bramble notes and dusty cedar. Drinking absolutely perfect. What a wine @TheSkip !

Another 4th Friday for the books. What a much needed time out of the house and to be with friends after this past week.

This was my contribution for the evening...it was a bottle that was given to me via “trade” with
@TheSkip . I’ve been quite curious of this wine for a while and he graciously included this along with the other wines he sent. The winemaker used to work for Manfred Krankel of SQN...need I say more? Also the winemaker for Antica Terra. The nose on this is EXPLOSIVE. Not quite as much as the SQN Grenache tonight, but it’s up there...potpourri, lavender and black licorice. Needed every bit of the 1.5hr decant I gave it. Complex from start to finish...red and black fruit driven, savory and herbal on the mid-palate. Not meaty/olive driven. More bramble notes and dusty cedar. Drinking absolutely perfect. What a wine @TheSkip !

Jun 23rd, 2018
Jim McCusker

Fantastic. Merry Christmas everyone!!!

Fantastic. Merry Christmas everyone!!!

Dec 25th, 2018
Conrad Green

A juicy, roasted intense nose. On the palate very rich and punchy. A slight burn. A syrupy power that is excellent if a little overwhelming

A juicy, roasted intense nose. On the palate very rich and punchy. A slight burn. A syrupy power that is excellent if a little overwhelming

Apr 7th, 2017