2017 Stained Tooth Syrah

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Blend – 98% Syrah, 2% Viognier (co-ferment)
Appellation – Columbia Valley
VineyardsStoney Vine (Estate), Stone Tree, Breezy Slope

Wine Analysis
5.23 grams/L Total Acidity
4.04 pH
14.2% Alcohol

Techniques -23-29 day maceration. 13% whole cluster. Aged on fine lees and racked once before bottling.

Oak Program – Aged in second use and neutral puncheons

Production – 6,912 bottles
Retail Price – $36
UPC – 856589001002

Current & Past Scores
2016 – 92 Points, Intl. Wine Report
2016 – 91 Points, Wine Enthusiast
2016 – 90 Points, Jeb Dunnuck
2014 – 92 Points, Wine Enthusiast
2014 – 91 Points + Year’s Best U.S. Syrah & Grenache, Wine & Spirits

Winegrower’s Notes
Purple is our favorite color. You know you’re drinking the good stuff when your teeth develop that unmistaken hue. Don’t worry, Chad’s father Dr. Dan Johnson D.D.S. says, “life is too short to stain your teeth on bad wine.” The Stained Tooth Syrah is sourced from some of Washington State’s top vineyards including our Stoney Vine Estate Vineyard on The Rocks and Stone Tree Vineyard on the Wahluke Slope. The bouquet floats out of the glass and draws you into all the extraordinary fruit while the ripe tannins provide a silky finish.