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

Bests Great Western Shiraz 2015
96  James Suckling 
James Suckling 96 "A wealth of fragrant raspberries, red plums and peppery, cool-climate shiraz characters sit for all to behold on the nose, and there's a handy earthy nuance, too. The palate's bathed in cool-climate blackberry and plum flavors as well as plenty of licorice and sarsaparilla. What
Item Number: 25859

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

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

Two Hands 'Angels Share' Shiraz 2016
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92Rich and fleshy, with ripe and round plum and cherry flavors, offering hints of cola, sage and green tea that linger on the finish. A fresh, juicy quality keeps everything in focus. Drink now through 2027.
Item Number: 27748
Case: $287.40

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

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
Case: $329.70

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

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

Two Hands 'Lilys Garden' Shiraz 2014
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 WS TOP 100 2016 Rank 71  "Espresso and toasted hazelnut notes are rich and thick, with mocha-accented tannins that lend a velvety backdrop to the polished blackberry, licorice and black cherry flavors, lingering generously on the long finish. Drink now through 2030."  " Deep
Item Number: 23637

Piedrasassi Syrah 2016
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "The 2016 Syrah Santa Barbara County from Piedrasassi comes from young-vine fruit that's entirely destemmed and this is a lovely rendition, wafting from the glass with notes of crushed currants, licorice, plum and dried flowers. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied with a
Item Number: 28876

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

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
Case: $167.40

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

Ramey 'Sonoma Coast' Syrah 2014
91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91 "The 2014 Syrah (Sonoma Coast) is striking in its beauty. Aromatically expressive and dense on the palate, the 2014 is a classic David Ramey Syrah built on intense fruit and structure. In this vintage, the fruit is decidedly red-toned in character. Drink the 2014 over the next
Item Number: 24141
Case: $359.40

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

Gramercy Cellars Syrah 'Lower East' 2014
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91"Peppery herbs, underbrush, hints of olive tapenade and black fruits all emerge from the 2014 Syrah Lower East, and it's a juicy, delicious, character-filled Syrah to drink over the coming 3-5 years." ~ JD
Item Number: 30562

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

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

Killibinbin 'Sneaky' Shiraz 2013
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 'Best Buy'This is a supple, creamy-textured Shiraz to enjoy through 2020. Red-fruit notes of strawberry and raspberry marry easily with dark hints of plum and mocha, then linger gently on the finish.
Item Number: 28988
Case: $143.40
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Vincent Paris St. Joseph 'Les Cotes' 2016
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "Bottled in August 2017, the medium-bodied 2016 Saint Joseph Les Cotes is made for early drinking. There’s an elegant interplay of cherries, spring flowers and fresh herbs on the nose followed by supple notes of cherries, blueberries and raspberries and a long, silky finish. Drink
Item Number: 27686

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
Case: $395.70

Bedrock Wine Co. 'North Coast' Syrah 2015
91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91"Inky blue and purplish fruit, bacon fat, licorice, smoke, exotic spice and black pepper are some of the many notes that run through the 2015 Syrah North Coast. A huge, richly textured wine, the 2015 North Coast Syrah offers unreal quality for the money."~Antonio Galloni
Item Number: 24825

Kingston Family 'Lucero' Syrah 2013
93  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 93 "Las Dichas is in the westernmost part of Casablanca, about eight miles off the coast. Kingston farms 345 acres of vineyards on rolling hills, mostly producing grapes for other wineries. They keep a selection of the best plots of syrah for this wine, a creamy red that shows the
Item Number: 19567
Case: $191.40
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