Ballard Canyon Estate Reserve, 2016
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The grapes for our Ballard Canyon Estate Reserve Syrah release are from the estate vineyards around the winery, located in the stunning Ballard Canyon AVA. This Reserve blend is created from a selection of barrels that represent the bolder style of Syrah.
Winemaker's Tasting Notes: This bottling is abundant with aromas of boysenberry, blueberry, and hints of cinnamon. Its dense fruit characteristics are complimented by complex flavors of anise, vanilla and dark chocolate.
Optimum Storage Conditions:
Constant temperature, 55-58° f, darkness
To enjoy young fruit aromas, consume within 2-4 years of bottling date. For extended aging under ideal conditions, consume within 3-7 years of bottling date.
RUSACK Vineyards (100%)
Alcohol 14.3%, pH 3.76, ta 0.561 g/100ml