Tsillan Cellars 2013 Estate Reserve Syrah, Lake Chelan, $35

By on October 4, 2016

tsillan-reserve-syrahPerched above the southern shore of Lake Chelan, Tsillan Cellars is one of the most beautiful destination wineries in the Pacific Northwest – perhaps even on the West Coast. It is the creation of Dr. Robert Jankelson, who envisioned this Tuscan-themed property many years ago. This Syrah from estate grapes is a classic, thanks to aromas of mocha, spice and bacon, followed by rich, round flavors of ripe plum and blackberry with hints of blueberry on the finish. It is a beautifully integrated wine to pair with wild game or perhaps lasagna. This won double gold at the 2016 Wenatchee Wine & Food Festival wine competition.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 511 cases

Alcohol: 15.2%

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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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