2017 Pax "Sonoma-Hillsides" Sonoma County Syrah SKU #1383496

Price: $47.95

VN 94 JD 90
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  • Jeffrey Markavage
    By: Jeffrey Markavage
    1/7/2019
    K&L Staff Member
    Wow, what a mouthful of flavor this wine provides! If you weren't ready this wine would knock you over just from holding the glass. For their 2017 Sonoma County Syrah, Pax Mahle uses 100% whole cluster for the fermentation in concrete. As a result, there is no shortage of nice chewy brambly fruit that will leave your taste buds in heaven. Because of the whole cluster inclusion, the alcohol stays in check at about 12.9%. The 2016 received a perfect score and I expect something similar with the 2017 vintage. Read Mr. Whoodhouse's review for more detail
  • Ryan Woodhouse
    By: Ryan Woodhouse
    1/4/2019
    K&L Staff Member
    A real statement wine. Pax has produced a distinctive whole cluster driven style with 100% stem inclusion and fermentation in concrete. Fruit comes from some of the most celebrated cool climate Syrah sites in California including Griffin's Lair, Nellessen and Castelli-Knight vineyards. Aromas of tart blackberry jam, bramble fruit, bracken, cracked peppercorns and cocoa nib. Medium bodied with sinewy tannins and plenty of mouth filing fruit. Whiffs of smoky reduction and gamy characters hark back to Cornas or St.Joseph. A wine built for the long haul with boundless energy and drive.

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