Falcone Family Vineyards Syrah 2017
SKU: falc-syra-2017-p-2017

Falcone Family Vineyards Syrah 2017

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750ml
$41.99
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Category White Wine
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Region California, Central Coast, Paso Robles
Brand Falcone Family Vineyards
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
The 2017 Syrah shows bright aromas along with great structure. Our vines were farmed meticulously, maintaining the proper number of clusters for each individual shoot. This technique produces a very intense wine that captures the flavors of our site. Classic aromas of boysenberry and cherry with a smoky accent dominate the wine, while cranberry, blackberry flavors and refined tannins round out the flavors and finish.
Wine Enthusiast
  • we94

Beautiful aromas of black cherry, caramel, sea salt and roasted pork make for a very delicious and immediately accessible nose on this bottling. The roasted and smoked meat flavors show on the palate as well, with black-currant and acai fruit aspects driving into the lush finish.

Matt Kettmann, August 1, 2019
Vinous
  • v91

Bright, youthful purple. Ripe black and blue fruits on the perfumed nose, along with suggestions of smoky minerals, cured meat and candied flowers. Chewy, mineral-accented blackberry, boysenberry and fruitcake flavors show sharp delineation and bright, spicy lift. In a concentrated yet lively style, finishing long and appealingly sweet, with repeating smokiness and dusty tannins lending framework and firm grip. (raised in a combination of new and used French and American oak barrels)

Josh Raynolds, February 2020
Jeb Dunnuck
  • jd87

Coming from the estate vineyard in Paso Robles, the 2017 Syrah was completely destemmed and spent 13 months in 30% new oak. Its deep purple color is followed by a ripe Syrah that has lots of black and blue fruits, some charred oak, licorice, and graphite aromas and flavors. It's a ripe, medium to full-bodied, nicely made Syrah to enjoy over the coming 4-5 years.

October 31, 2019
Wine Advocate
  • wa84

Containing 6% Petite Sirah, the 2017 Syrah has a medium to deep ruby-purple color and confected fruit aromas of powdered sugar, grape candy and warm black fruits. It's full-bodied with very sweetish, dark fruits, slightly fuzzy tannins and a warm, oak-inflected finish.

Erin Brooks, February 6, 2020