The 2014 Syrah The Contender from Matt Reynvaan is a perfumed, elegant, finesse driven example of this cuvee (it's normally one of the more concentrated, burly wines in the lineup) that offers classic Old World notes of olive tapenade, smoked duck, pepper and dark black and blue fruits. Medium to full-bodied, silky and downright elegant, drink it anytime over the coming decade. This cuvee is 94% Syrah and 6% Marsanne. (JD)
Bright ruby-red. Very dark aromas of blackberry, blueberry, crushed stone, licorice and mocha. A substantial but seamless wine with a darker fruit character than the In the Rocks Estate and The Unnamed bottlings. Harmonious acidity nicely cuts the weight of the wine. Suave, pretty, edge-free Syrah with a note of citrus fruit from the inclusion of a bit of co-fermented Marsanne. Like the In the Rocks Estate, this wine was vinified with about 20% whole clusters. (ST)
Blended with 6% Marsanne, the aromas are light (considering the appellation and producer), bringing notes of herb, smoked meat, white pepper, mineral and earth. The flavors are tart and bright, creating a real sense of freshness and vibrancy.(SS)
Precise and well-structured, with crushed stone and smoky plum aromas and persistent flavors of currant, black olive and orange zest that finish with big but refined tannins. Best from 2019 through 2025. (TF)
The item you have chosen is in stock, and has inventory in at least one of our retail stores. Below is the current quantity on hand information for this product within our database. It is never more than five minutes old. Additionally, our shopping cart looks at real time inventory so when you add an item to you cart we will do an immediate check of available inventory and alert you if there are any issues.
Product turnaround time varies by location of inventory and your chosen method of shipping/pickup.