Syrah is superb in Northwest wine country

by | Feb 15, 2015 | Featured wines, News | 0 comments

Indian Creek Winery 2012 Syrah, Snake River Valley, $15

indian-creek-winery-syrah-2012-labelBest Buy! Part of the Stowe/McClure clan business in Kuna, Idaho, is in personalizing labels, but there’s already remarkable artwork on the bottle and inside these affordable bottles. Mike McClure’s work with one of the several Rhône varieties which shine in the Snake River Valley offers dark tones of toasted bread, smoky plum and bacon, backed by boysenberry acidity that makes for good length and balance. This wine earned a silver medal at the 2014 Idaho Wine Competition.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 125 cases

Alcohol: 13.9%

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Articles credited to Great Northwest Wine are authored by Eric Degerman and other contributors. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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