Expressive aromatics are woven throughout, adding considerable freshness?.Polish and pure sensuality abound in this utterly impeccable Syrah. Sweet floral notes and a blast of dark red fruit frame the long finish.
Alban,Reva 2012 6/750ml
Before I was old enough to drink wine (legally), I spent a lot of time wondering why Europe fermented over 500 different grape varieties, while California was using about 6. The strangest part was that people only drank 2 of the six. Fortunately, I was too young to recognize that anyone seriously planning to change how many wine types were being produced in California would have to contend with the American love affair with Cabernet and Chardonnay; our wine equivalents of chocolate and vanilla. Far into my quest for wine grapes that would make sense for California, I celebrated my…