Posts tagged Syrah

Perrin Nature Côtes du Rhône AOC, France

This 2009 vintage organic Côtes du Rhône labelled Nature by Perrin is rollicking Grenach and Syrah partnership. Tinted purple and indigo the subtle French oak gently wafts up with the smell of fruit and even some cocoa. I am starting to lean more towards organic wines, and this is yet another bit of evidence that organic does not mean expensive or timid. A couple of years ago organic wine was a buyer beware proposition, but it seems like the weaker producers have been weeded out of the garden Read more [...]

Bodega Privada Syrah

Syrah and Argentina aren't a combination that you would easily dub overdone - odd because both are are touchstones of “New World” wine. Bodega Privada is a jack of all trade product line from the Sociedad RPB Anonima – simply Baggio to their friends. Baggio boasts the greatest export of wine in terms of volume from Argentina and packages a good percent of that output in environmentally more friendly Tetra Paks. This wine makes no apologies for being a commodity product and takes aim at pleasing Read more [...]
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