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 '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

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
Case: $239.40

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

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

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

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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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

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

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

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

Thorne Clarke Terra Barossa Shiraz 2016
90  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 90"Youthful purple. Black and blue fruits, vanilla and licorice on the perfumed nose. Sweet and broad in the mouth; a peppery note adds spicy lift and cut to sweet cassis and blackberry flavors. Supple tannins come in late, adding shape to a long, dark-fruit-dominated finish."
Item Number: 30071
Case: $167.40

Ramey 'Sonoma Coast' Syrah 2014
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92 "From a range of vineyards including Cole and Rodgers Creek, this blend is thick and soft, highlighted in charcuterie, black licorice and tar aromas. Birch and leather add more savory personality, as the nose continues to suggest the aromatic landscape of an Italian deli. It's
Item Number: 24141
Case: $359.40

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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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

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

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

Anthill Farms Syrah 2016
93  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 93 "The team at Anthill Farms—Anthony Filiberti, Darren Low and Webster Marquez—met as cellar rats at Williams Selyem and later started their own label, focused on pinot noir, chardonnay and syrah from far-coast vineyards. Filiberti holds down a day job at Hirsch, and Low at The
Item Number: 31577

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

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

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

Lismore Estate Vineyards Syrah 2014
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94 "The 2014 Syrah is 40% whole bunch fermented and matured in older, small barrel and then transferred into 3,000-liter fermenters for six months to capture the aromatics. It has a fascinating nose, very floral and expressive, with cranberry, rose petals, marmalade and white fennel
Item Number: 20538

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

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

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