2017 Stagecoach Syrah
Type
Epiphany Wine Co

2017 Stagecoach Syrah

Appellation
Napa Valley
Available
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$49.00
 
SKU: EP17SYSTAG6P
Wine Enthusiast
91
Jeb Dunnuck
92
Vinous
93

Description

"...the most overt of the Syrahs in the Epiphany range. Juicy dark cherry, plum, chocolate, licorice, espresso, menthol and cloves abound in an exuberant Syrah that will appeal most to readers who like flamboyant wines....Stagecoach certainly has plenty to offer." ~ Antonio Galloni's Vinous

"Lots of sappy green herbs, cassis, leather, and spice notes dominate the bouquet...With fine tannins, medium to full body, and a beautifully polished, elegant mouthfeel, drink bottles over the coming 7-8 years or more as well." ~ Jeb Dunnuck

"A 100% varietal wine, this offers bold, structured layers of smoked meat, bacon fat and black pepper. Weighty and powerful, it has been aged 20 months in French oak, 44% of it new." ~ Wine Enthusiast 

We love the diversity that Stagecoach Vineyard Syrah brings to the line-up, producing a full-bodied Syrah, rich in extract with a pronounced finish. The intense opaque purple color will coat the glass, while dark fruit aromas of blueberry and boysenberry, with hints of acacia flower, vanilla and baking spices are followed up by earthy notes of tar and crushed rock on the nose. Concentrated flavors of blueberry, blackberry and Kirsch liqueur are accompanied by vanilla, black pepper and violet on the palate.

This Syrah is well matched with semi-firm cheeses with intense flavor profiles, grilled bison or braised short ribs.

Tasting Notes
COLOR: dark opaque purple AROMAS: blueberry, boysenberry, acacia flower, vanilla, baking spices FLAVORS: dark fruit flavors, black pepper, vanilla, Kirsch liqueur
Barrel Aging
Aged 21 months in 100% French oak, of which 44% is new
Cooperage
Ermitage, François Frères, Sirugue, Meyrieux
Vineyard Source
100% Stagecoach Vineyard (Block G3) located in the Napa Valley

Wine Specs

Composition
100% Syrah
Alcohol %
14.9
Acid
0.588 g/100mL
pH
3.78
Appellation
Napa Valley
Harvest Brix
24.0
Harvest Date
10/6/17
Production
399 cases