Shiraz / Syrah

Mollydooker 'The Boxer' Shiraz 2016
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "Perfumed, with black tea and dried floral notes that add aromatic intensity to the core of ripe plum, berry and candied cherry. The tannins offer some appealing traction to the density of flavors, finishing with plenty of toasted spice accents. Drink now through 2027. 46,317
Item Number: 26157

Tensley Syrah 2017
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93 "Vibrant and layered, with expressive raspberry and blueberry flavors accented by garrigue notes, hints of mineral and smoked cracked pepper accents that take on richness toward polished tannins. Drink now through 2025."  Jeb Dunnock 93 "Leading off the 2017s, the 2017 Syrah
Item Number: 31396

Thomas Goss Shiraz 2016
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "Shows good density to the bittersweet chocolate, hazelnut and blackberry pie flavors, with sink-your-teeth-into-them tannins that add richness to the complex blend of flavors. Clove, nutmeg and cumin aromas linger on the long finish. Drink now through 2028. 2,200 cases imported.
Item Number: 30619
Case: $155.40

Small Gully 'Mr Black's' 'Little Book' Shiraz 2016
91  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 91 "Stephen Black blends this from two vineyards owned by his partners in Small Gully, one in Barossa, the other on the Adelaide Plains, the vines 50 to more than 60 years old. He ferments it without stems or added yeasts, producing a big black wine with an underlying tartness that
Item Number: 31408
Case: $155.40

Tensley 'Colson Canyon' Syrah 2017
93  Wine Advocate 
Jeb Dunnock 92-95 "I loved the 2017 Syrah Colson Canyon, a classic Tensley Syrah with its plum and darker fruits, peppery herbs, olive, and savory meatiness. Possessing full bodied richness, impressive purity of fruit, and a big finish, it’s another winner that will keep for 10-15 years."  Wine
Item Number: 31284

Jim Barry 'The Lodge Hill' Shiraz 2016
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93"Bold blackberries and plums framed in gently earthy notes and fragrance. The palate delivers a smooth, elegant and supple feel, where red plums meet mulberries in a fresh and neatly groomed mode. This has immediate appeal and medium-term aging potential."
Item Number: 30567
Case: $179.40

Dandelion Vineyard 'Lionheart' Shiraz 2015
94  James Halliday 
James Halliday 94  “Hand-picked, open-fermented, wild yeast, 8 days on skins, basket-pressed to French barriques (some new), matured for 18 months. Deep crimson-purple; a full-bodied shiraz in classic Barossa Valley mode; blackberry, plum, licorice, warm spice and soft, plum tannins all add up to a
Item Number: 27517
Case: $203.40

Alban Vineyards Patrina Syrah 2014
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Spectator 93 "Reveals pedigree, balancing an elegant structure with a distinctive personality. Blackberry and smoky meat aromas open to polished, complex flavors of dark plum, fruitcake spices and stony mineral that finish with refined tannins. Drink now through 2027."  Wine Advocate 91-94
Item Number: 27619
Case: $269.70

Two Hands 'Lilys Garden' Shiraz 2015
94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94"Exuberant, this bursts with clove, toasted coconut and dark chocolate flavors that are thick and velvety, complementing the kirsch notes at the core. A hint of fresh mint adds complexity. Generous, with a finish that goes on and on. Drink now through 2027."
Item Number: 31246
Case: $317.70
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Jim Barry 'McRae Wood' Shiraz 2013
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91"Perfumed red and black fruit flavors have a licorice edge, with toast and dark chocolate details and plush, toothsome tannins. Drink now through 2030"
Item Number: 25514
Case: $251.70
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Vallegarcia Syrah 2013
91  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 91 "The style of the Syrah is usually highish alcohol and lowish acidity, even in an unusual vintage like 2013. The 2013 Vallegarcía Syrah is sourced from the seven hectares of clone 174 grafted on 3309C. The wines undergo a cold soak of 72 hours at ten degrees Celsius and fermented
Item Number: 25451
Case: $155.40

Gramercy Cellars 'Lagniappe' Syrah 2015
98  Jeb Dunnuck 
Jeb Dunnuck 98 “Always one of my favorite releases from this estate, the 2015 Syrah Lagniappe is 100% Syrah (mostly from the Red Willow Vineyard in Yakima, with 5% from the Forgotten Hills Vineyard just south of Walla Walla). Deep ruby/plum-colored and loaded with Côte Rôtie-like (Côte Blonde?)
Item Number: 28990

D Arenberg Footbolt Shiraz 2016
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92“A cherry-flavored nose that also offers up aromas of blackberry pie, cedar and spices. Medium to full body, grainy tannins, lots of fresh blue and black fruit and a chewy finish. Drink in 2021.” ~J.S.
Item Number: 31877
Case: $155.40

Arnot-Roberts 'Sonoma Coast' Syrah 2016
92  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 92 "The 2016 Syrah (Sonoma Coast) is dazzling. Inky and dark in its fruit profile, but also light on its feet, the 2016 is all class. Hints of lavender, black pepper, mint and cloves grace the palate in an exquisite, mid-weight Syrah that emphasizes freshness and nuance. Deceptively
Item Number: 28397

Bests Great Western Shiraz 2016
94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94 "Very attractive white peppers and baking spices with a wealth of red-plum, mulberry and dark-raspberry aromas. The palate adds dark peach-like fruit to the mix, which is also present on the nose. Plums, cassis and cherries abound. Really saturated and velvety. Drink or hold.
Item Number: 32035
Case: $227.40

Elderton 'Estate' Shiraz 2016
91  James Suckling 
Wine & Spirits 91 The Ashmead family farms three shiraz parcels in Barossa, including their home vineyard in Nuriootpa, most of the vines dating to the 1940s. This 2016 is typical of the powerful shiraz they produce, a dense wine, thick in its up-front concentration, then lasting through an
Item Number: 32668
Case: $227.40

DuMol 'Russian River Valley' Syrah 2014
94  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 94 WS TOP 100 2016 Rank 24 " Fresh earthy nose with notes of dark fruit and oak. Smooth and round on the palate, black cherry and red currant, medium tannins that should mellow with age. Will likely add some more to lay down for a while. "  "Our new RRV Syrah bottling continues
Item Number: 23605

Marietta Cellars'Gibson Block' Syrah Single Vineyard 2015
93  Jeb Dunnuck 
Jeb Dunnuck 93 The 2015 Syrah Gibson Block is a field blend (it’s 90% Syrah) that was all destemmed and brought up in neutral barrels. Blackberries, melted licorice, asphalt, and dry aged beef notes all emerge from this ripe, downright voluptuous beauty. It’s a big, sexy beast, but still has class,
Item Number: 29977
Case: $191.70

Alexander Valley Vineyards 'Estate' Syrah 2014
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91"This affordable wine offers tangy oak and tannin along with vibrant red fruit. Leather and juicy black plum add to its soft layers of flavor."
Item Number: 25341

Two Hands Bella's Garden Shiraz 2014
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93Aromatic, with a touch of dried rose petal and white pepper up front, giving way to a smooth and supple blend of black tea, cherry and huckleberry flavors. Touches of vanilla and spice show on the finish, with the tannins developing a slight chew on the finish.
Item Number: 27035

Kingston Family 'Lucero' Syrah 2014
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "A pretty red with blackberry and licorice character. Crushed black pepper. Full to medium body, peppery finish and a flavorful finish. Drink now."  The Wine “I’ve been working with Syrah at Kingston since 2003. Since that first vintage, I have been impressed with the potential
Item Number: 32733

K Vintners 'The Hidden' Syrah 2013
97  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 97 "Reminding me of a Northern Rhone Syrah from the Le Meal lieu-dit on Hermitage Hill, the 2013 Syrah The Hidden Northridge Vineyard comes entirely from the Northridge Vineyard on the Wahluke Slope, was fermented with 100% whole clusters and aged in mostly neutral oak. It offers
Item Number: 23317

Ramey 'Rodger's Creek' Syrah 2013
95  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 93-95 "Ramey's 2013 Syrah Rodgers Creek Vineyard is shaping up to be a jewel of a wine. Here the flavors and textures are finely sketched, with gorgeous vibrancy, tension and energy. Graphite, pencil shavings, smoke, blackberry jam and lavender notes add complexity on the chiseled
Item Number: 21787

Shirvington Shiraz 2012
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Deep garnet with hints of purple, the 2012 Shiraz has aromas of preserved plums, mulberries and baked black cherries with spice cake, chocolate box and licorice hints. Full-bodied, rich and seductive with loads of spice and velvety tannins, it has great freshness and finishes with
Item Number: 22310

Wind Gap 'Sonoma Coast' Syrah 2014
91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91 "The 2014 Syrah (Sonoma Coast) is a bit more approachable and fruit-forward than I recall in the past. Sweet red cherry, plum and spice add to the wine's up-front personality. The 2014 offers lovely balance in a forward, pliant Syrah that will drink well early. Silky tannins and
Item Number: 29484