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Label - ANIMALE 2001 Syrah

2001 Syrah

AVA: Washington State

Blend: 100% Syrah from two Washington vineyards


  • 58% McIntire Vineyard, Sunnyside (Yakima Valley)
  • 42% Alder Ridge Vineyard, Alderdale (Columbia Valley)

Alcohol: 15.1%

Production: 60 cases

A luscious blend of Syrah from two different vineyard sources -- the cool-climate, late-harvest McIntire Vineyard, near Sunnyside in the Yakima Valley; and the warm-site Alder Ridge Vineyard along the Columbia River. The warm Columbia River site contributes exuberant boysenberry-like fruit; grapes from the cool-climate Yakima Valley site, harvested a full month later, provide firm tannins and extraordinary richness.