Telaya Wine Co. 2013 Turas, Snake River Valley, $32

By on May 17, 2016

telaya turasIdaho’s Snake River Valley has a proven track record for producing fine Syrah grapes, which form the foundation for Telaya’s 2013 Turas, a blends of Syrah (55%), Petit Verdot (27%) and Malbec. A Syrah-based blend was the first wine for the Garden City winery and has become its flagship blend. Cured meat, spice and blackberries mark its aromatics, while in the mouth it shows off a rich display of blackberries, plums, black pepper, blueberry and black olive, then closes with juicy acidity and abundant tannins. Serve it with a big, braggadocio meal, perhaps a cassoulet or a hearty venison stew with abundant herbs topped with crumbled bacon. This earned a gold medal at the 2016 Cascadia Wine Competition.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 275 cases

Alcohol: 14%

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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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