Tsillan Cellars 2012 Estate Syrah, Lake Chelan, $30

By on July 12, 2015

2012_Syrah_lc_estateLake Chelan’s largest winery and on-premise restaurant also features a remarkable and scenic vineyard within its 135 acres, managed by Bal Flores. Longtime winemaker Shane Collins creates a full-bodied Syrah with tones of dusty oak, chocolate and plums with pomegranate acidity, enjoyable frontal tannins and a minerality. Suggested pairings include barbecued pork, bacon blue cheese burger and buttery corn on the cob.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 787 cases

Alcohol: 14.5%

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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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