Dusted Valley Vintners 2012 Stoney Vine Vineyard Tall Tales Syrah, Walla Walla Valley, $53

By on June 14, 2014

dusted-valley-vintners-tall-tales-syrah-2012-bottleThese brothers-in-law from Wisconsin produce some of the most hedonistic wines in the Northwest, and their estate Stoney Vine Vineyard in the proposed The Rocks of Milton-Freewater American Viticultural Area has quickly developed into a sweet spot for their Rhône program. Aromas of black currant jam, macerated Bing cherry, blackberry and milk chocolate do not disappoint. The entry is huge and jammy with cherry jam and chocolate brownie flavors, leading into a midpalate that mellifluous, supple and lengthy.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 300 cases

Alcohol: 14.7%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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