Tensley

Colson Canyon Vineyard Syrah

9.124 ratings
9.32 pro ratings
Santa Barbara County, Central Coast, California, USA
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9.7

A wine of immense pedigree and stature, the 2018 Syrah Colson Canyon Vineyard captures the essence of Joey Tensley's style. Soaring aromatics, dense fruit and beams of tannin shape a Syrah of intense richness and savory depth. The Colson Canyon Syrah is a wine of tremendous dimension that gets better and better with time in the glass. Cedar, sweet pipe tobacco, iron and bright red fruit build into the palate-staining finish. All I can say is: Wow!! (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, August 2020)

A wine of immense pedigree and stature, the 2018 Syrah Colson Canyon Vineyard captures the essence of Joey Tensley's style. Soaring aromatics, dense fruit and beams of tannin shape a Syrah of intense richness and savory depth. The Colson Canyon Syrah is a wine of tremendous dimension that gets better and better with time in the glass. Cedar, sweet pipe tobacco, iron and bright red fruit build into the palate-staining finish. All I can say is: Wow!! (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, August 2020)

Aug 21st, 2020
Eric Urbani

Too young

Too young

Mar 3rd, 2020
Eric

To much FOMO from looking at @Paul T- Huntington Beach ‘s Korean short rib posts so had to order my own. To young, but the wine will be an absolute rockstar in a few years.

To much FOMO from looking at @Paul T- Huntington Beach ‘s Korean short rib posts so had to order my own. To young, but the wine will be an absolute rockstar in a few years.

Oct 9th, 2020
Cody

Needs at least two more years in bottle

Needs at least two more years in bottle

Aug 18th, 2020
Christina Ahlheim

Delicious!!! TW $35

Delicious!!! TW $35

Jul 16th, 2020
John W
9.0

Deep dark ruby coloration. Full bodied and rich. On the nose, dark cherry, plum, berry, jammy, vanilla. On the palate, prunes, dark cherry, plum, sweet and jammy, oak, vanilla and a long finish

Deep dark ruby coloration. Full bodied and rich. On the nose, dark cherry, plum, berry, jammy, vanilla. On the palate, prunes, dark cherry, plum, sweet and jammy, oak, vanilla and a long finish

Jun 27th, 2020
Mark Farrell

Inky deep purple in color with a nose of blackberries, black plums, peppered meat, and a hint of lavender. Full-bodied with good fruit up front with firm acidity and great balance. The finish lingers nicely.

Inky deep purple in color with a nose of blackberries, black plums, peppered meat, and a hint of lavender. Full-bodied with good fruit up front with firm acidity and great balance. The finish lingers nicely.

Jun 20th, 2020
Keaton Kail

Very rich, ripe, sweet fruit. A little bit of bacon on the nose. Needs the wiry, dry tannins that come around on the mid palate and balance out the finish. Nice lingering blueberry-beef jerky thing.

Very rich, ripe, sweet fruit. A little bit of bacon on the nose. Needs the wiry, dry tannins that come around on the mid palate and balance out the finish. Nice lingering blueberry-beef jerky thing.

Jun 6th, 2020
William Goldsmith

Need a day or two in the fridge after opening to mellow but nice and juicy.

Need a day or two in the fridge after opening to mellow but nice and juicy.

May 4th, 2020
Ryan Guy

Dark purple with a magenta rim. Staining color. Opens up with several hours of air. Smoked meat, blueberry, and sea breeze. Bold, bruding dark fruit. Espresso, and mocha too. Savory finish with chewy tannins. Has big time scores, but feels like it is closed at this time. Hmm... perhaps hold for 5+ years.

Dark purple with a magenta rim. Staining color. Opens up with several hours of air. Smoked meat, blueberry, and sea breeze. Bold, bruding dark fruit. Espresso, and mocha too. Savory finish with chewy tannins. Has big time scores, but feels like it is closed at this time. Hmm... perhaps hold for 5+ years.

Mar 25th, 2020