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PS Santa Barbara County Syrah

9.1135 ratings
9.138 pro ratings
Santa Barbara County, Central Coast, California, USA
Syrah
Top Notes For
Jonathan Wall

Delicious. Textbook Cal Syrah with a hint of northern rhone. QPR!

Delicious. Textbook Cal Syrah with a hint of northern rhone. QPR!

Jul 22nd, 2019
Al Shikoh

mid-weight Syrah, nice fruit, prominent floral notes of violets and lavendar, more subtle savory qualities

mid-weight Syrah, nice fruit, prominent floral notes of violets and lavendar, more subtle savory qualities

May 15th, 2019
Meredith Hu

Great structure, layered red and blue fruits, spices, and herbs.

Great structure, layered red and blue fruits, spices, and herbs.

Dec 2nd, 2018
Delectable Wine

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9.2

The 2016 Syrah (Santa Barbara County) is a gorgeous appellation-level wine. Dark and pliant with expressive savory and black pepper overtones, the 2016 delivers the goods. All the elements fall into place effortlessly. Sage and lavender overtones linger in the glass. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, September 2018)

The 2016 Syrah (Santa Barbara County) is a gorgeous appellation-level wine. Dark and pliant with expressive savory and black pepper overtones, the 2016 delivers the goods. All the elements fall into place effortlessly. Sage and lavender overtones linger in the glass. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, September 2018)

Nov 30th, 2018
MICHAEL COOPER

Owner TomeVinos wine shops, WSET Level 3, Blogger www.spanishwinesandmore.com, blog.tomevinos.com

8.9

Very fresh and smooth #syrah from #sbcountywines and #sashimoorman it has deep color, black fruit and floral aromas and a smooth fine tannin and medium+ finish. Very easy drinking and balanced Syrah.

Very fresh and smooth #syrah from #sbcountywines and #sashimoorman it has deep color, black fruit and floral aromas and a smooth fine tannin and medium+ finish. Very easy drinking and balanced Syrah.

Jan 25th, 2018
Steve Matthiasson

Owner/Winemaker Matthiasson Wines

9.6

Holy cow, if this is the appellation wine I can't wait to try the single vineyard wines. It's everything I look for in a Syrah: lots of flavor, concentration, structure, but fresh acidity, not too heavy, and minerals, complex aromas, and umami.

Holy cow, if this is the appellation wine I can't wait to try the single vineyard wines. It's everything I look for in a Syrah: lots of flavor, concentration, structure, but fresh acidity, not too heavy, and minerals, complex aromas, and umami.

6 people found it helpfulAug 11th, 2015
Jonathan Wall

Mmmmm Wow mmmm. This is the Princess result of the Rhone California marriage. Well balanced and deep. Touch hint of hermitage but California born and schooled. Can't wait for my second bottle.

Mmmmm Wow mmmm. This is the Princess result of the Rhone California marriage. Well balanced and deep. Touch hint of hermitage but California born and schooled. Can't wait for my second bottle.

1 person found it helpfulJan 23rd, 2018
Jeremy Shanker

Sommelier at RN74

9.1

Damn good domestic Syrah!

Damn good domestic Syrah!

1 person found it helpfulJan 29th, 2016
Josh Grove

Peppery, red-fruited Syrah with awesome structure. Woo hoo!

Peppery, red-fruited Syrah with awesome structure. Woo hoo!

1 person found it helpfulFeb 14th, 2015
Peter Langenstein

Love this style - very northern Rhone tasting ( hence all the high acid comments)

Love this style - very northern Rhone tasting ( hence all the high acid comments)

1 person found it helpfulJan 26th, 2015