From the Fiddletown AVA in the Sierra Foothills comes this incredible Syrah with aromas of leather, black fruits and classic peppercorn. Winemaker Bill Easton releases his wines when he thinks they're ready for consumption - a luxury by most winemaking standards. This is pure and rich yet exudes the aromas of Syrah that we love most. Pair with rich, grilled meats like sirloin and you'll have an ideal match.
We'd like to clear this up once and for all: the Shiraz grape is genetically identical to Syrah. Australian winemakers put "Shiraz" on the map (and, many would argue, vice versa), and the term is now used throughout much of the New World. Let it never be said, however, that Shiraz and Syrah are the same thing: the region in which the grape is grown determines much about the flavor of the wine it...
In Romagna, "Cagnina" refers to the red Refosco. It produces medium- to full-bodied wines that are most often fruity, accessible and dry; on rare occasions, however, it can yield delicious still, off-dry, non-dessert red wines.
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