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2003 Jaffurs Syrah Thompson Vineyard (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Jaffurs Wine Cellars jaffurswine.com   details
Appellation: Santa Barbara County - California - United States
Type: red
Varietal: Syrah
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$30.00
 
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Tasting Notes:
rated: July 30, 2005 , International Wine Cellar wineaccess.com/expert/tanzer
90 points "Medium ruby. Subdued but pure aromas of plum, dark raspberry, smoked meat, mocha and spicy, chocolatey oak. Sweet, generous and concentrated, with sound acidity giving it good life in the mouth. The sappy, almost medicinal black cherry, dark berry and licorice flavors show lovely creaminess for a wine so primary. Rich, pliant syrah, finishing with firm, sweet, building tannins and very good length and verve. "
rated: August 1, 2006 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
91 points "The dense ruby/purple-hued 2003 Syrah Thompson Vineyard offers white chocolate, espresso roast, and cassis aromas, supple, creamy, chocolaty, black cherry, and cassis flavors, plenty of glycerin, and less alcohol than some of its siblings. Luscious and heady, it should provide plenty of pleasure over the next 7-8 years. " Best 2006-2014
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