Monte Rio Cellars

During my 1st vintage working with Pax Mahle on Monte Rio Cellars in 2016 I had the opportunity to choose my favorite barrels from Pax's stable of hillside vineyards in Sonoma. Together we crafted a wine that represented not only our mutual deep passion for Syrah but the characteristics from California wines of yesteryear.

Monte Rio Cellars North Coast Syrah 2016
" Fresh aromas of roasted earth, black licorice, blackberries, tar, pepper and smoke. This is unmistakably Syrah. Rich, supple, incredibly textured and so delicious. Nothing is out of place here, fruit, spice, savory, sweet, it has got it all… This wine will continue to improve for many years in
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