Long Shadows Wineries

Sequel Columbia Valley Syrah

9.1248 ratings
9.248 pro ratings
Columbia Valley, Oregon/Washington, USA
Syrah
Top Notes For
Rick Baumgarten

Another terrific example from one of my very favorite wineries. Dark and nearly opaque. Inviting floral nose. Rich earthy taste of dark fruit, spices, vanilla and pepper. Long, round finish. This will continue to improve for at least four or five years.

Another terrific example from one of my very favorite wineries. Dark and nearly opaque. Inviting floral nose. Rich earthy taste of dark fruit, spices, vanilla and pepper. Long, round finish. This will continue to improve for at least four or five years.

Jun 17th, 2019
Tobin Trevarthen

One of the best Syrahs I’ve had in a while. Big bold flavors, subtle tannins, raisins, blackberries, plums. Beautiful finish.

One of the best Syrahs I’ve had in a while. Big bold flavors, subtle tannins, raisins, blackberries, plums. Beautiful finish.

Nov 5th, 2018
Shay A
9.5

A wonderful tasting put on by Classic Wine Storage featuring Long Shadows Winery. If you aren’t familiar with these wines, they are phenomenal WA state wines that are made by the likes of Randy Dunn, Phillipe Melka, Michel Rolland, John DuVall, and more.

This wine is made by John Duvall of Penfolds. Dark overripe berries, smoke, cassis, currant and some smoked bacon. Not the northern Rhône/Cayuse like funky Syrahs...this is more Napa Syrah that is rich, structured and voluptuous. Notes of violets and caramel. One of my favorites of the night.

A wonderful tasting put on by Classic Wine Storage featuring Long Shadows Winery. If you aren’t familiar with these wines, they are phenomenal WA state wines that are made by the likes of Randy Dunn, Phillipe Melka, Michel Rolland, John DuVall, and more.

This wine is made by John Duvall of Penfolds. Dark overripe berries, smoke, cassis, currant and some smoked bacon. Not the northern Rhône/Cayuse like funky Syrahs...this is more Napa Syrah that is rich, structured and voluptuous. Notes of violets and caramel. One of my favorites of the night.

Aug 24th, 2018
Tobin Trevarthen

A smooth syrupy Syrah. Had with Cubano sandwich and quite a match! Raisins. Peppery.

A smooth syrupy Syrah. Had with Cubano sandwich and quite a match! Raisins. Peppery.

Jun 16th, 2018
Jeremiah Allen

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🍒🍇🔮🍖🍫🏋🏾‍♂️

Jan 28th, 2018
David T

Independent Sommelier/Wine Educator

9.6

This Syrah is made in conjunction with Consultant, John Duval of Penfolds fame. John has also been making his Duval private label wines since he departed Penfolds back in Barossa. Gorgeous nose of sweet dark currants, dark moist soils, licorice, smoke, grilled meats, violets and fresh florals. The palate is rich, round, thick, sexy and elegant. Blackberries, liqueured, dark cherries, cherries, strawberries, lots blue fruits, smoke, grilled meats, cinnamon, vanilla, rich scorched earth, loamy soils, touch of crushed dry rocks, liquid violets, dark fresh flowers and full, mellow acidity. The structure, length, tension and balance are drop dead gorgeous. The finish is thick, full and flat out mouthwatering and jaw dropping gorgeously sexy. Photos of the Long Shadows logo, one of their vineyards and beautiful tasting room.

This Syrah is made in conjunction with Consultant, John Duval of Penfolds fame. John has also been making his Duval private label wines since he departed Penfolds back in Barossa. Gorgeous nose of sweet dark currants, dark moist soils, licorice, smoke, grilled meats, violets and fresh florals. The palate is rich, round, thick, sexy and elegant. Blackberries, liqueured, dark cherries, cherries, strawberries, lots blue fruits, smoke, grilled meats, cinnamon, vanilla, rich scorched earth, loamy soils, touch of crushed dry rocks, liquid violets, dark fresh flowers and full, mellow acidity. The structure, length, tension and balance are drop dead gorgeous. The finish is thick, full and flat out mouthwatering and jaw dropping gorgeously sexy. Photos of the Long Shadows logo, one of their vineyards and beautiful tasting room.

2 people found it helpfulAug 15th, 2017
Rick Baumgarten

95% Syrah, 5% Cab. Allen Shoup winemaker of this and Penfold Grange. Long life ahead. 93-94.

95% Syrah, 5% Cab. Allen Shoup winemaker of this and Penfold Grange. Long life ahead. 93-94.

1 person found it helpfulAug 9th, 2017
William Hughes

Not my style, but Duval's effort here is superb! This wine is still very young and has many years ahead of it.

Not my style, but Duval's effort here is superb! This wine is still very young and has many years ahead of it.

1 person found it helpfulNov 2nd, 2014
Ryan Mullins

Bravo! Coming with the smoked meat! Nose leans towards old world but the palate leans toward top flight barassa valley shiraz

Bravo! Coming with the smoked meat! Nose leans towards old world but the palate leans toward top flight barassa valley shiraz

Apr 21st, 2017
Robert McCall

Striking aromatics of Deep Purple pencil lead and violets, with a hit of anise. This carries over into and coats my mouth with a complimentary acid streak. Very glad to have more.

Striking aromatics of Deep Purple pencil lead and violets, with a hit of anise. This carries over into and coats my mouth with a complimentary acid streak. Very glad to have more.

Apr 24th, 2016