Dusted Valley Vintners 2012 Rachis Syrah, Columbia Valley, $53

By on December 25, 2014

dusted-valley-vintners-rachis-syrah-2012-bottleWalla Walla’s Wisconsin boys opt for berries and stems when fermenting these lots of Red Heaven (Red Mountain) and StoneTree (Wahluke Slope) vineyards, so there’s not quite the element of hedonism often associated with Dusted Valley wines. Notes of blueberry jam, blackberry, cola, charcuterie and toasted oak lead to a bold drink of pleasing pomegranate acidity with a solid tannin structure, which is finished by a bite of Western serviceberry.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 240 cases

Alcohol: 15.4%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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