2014 Thompson Vineyard Syrah

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2014 Thompson Vineyard Syrah

36.00

TheThompson Vineyard is located within the renowned Alisos Canyon corridor. 42 acres of cool-climate Rhone varietals, most of which are planted on their own rootstock for the purest expression of the vineyard. Since 1990 Thompson’s elegant style has been distinguished by an exquisite balance of power and finesse. This Vineyard is planted on a complex array of Shaley loam, Linne clay loam, and Chamise sandy loam. All of which spreads out over the dramatic landscape of rolling hills and valleys, and alined with perfect exposure to the sun.

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The inky colored 2014 Syrah Thompson Vineyard is 100% Syrah that was fermented 40% whole clusters and spend 19 months in 30% new wood. It is concentrated, rich, black and blue fruit scented beauty that has lots of charred meats and minerality, medium to full-bodied richness, and ripe tannin. Give this a few years in the cellar. Robert Parker 90 points.

2014 Thompson Vineyard Syrah

Clonal Selection: 100% Syrah, utilizing the Estrella clone.
Growing Season: 2014 was a dry and hot vintage. Which resulted in a very early harvest.
Brix at Harvest: 24.4 brix.
Chemistry: Finished total acidity 0.059 with a pH of 3.75, Alc. 14.2%
Fermentation / Élevage: 40% whole cluster fermented. 17 months in barrel with 30% new, and bottled unfined, unfiltered.