Sunday, March 11, 2018
2016 Falcone Family Vineyards Syrah
Syrah is a wine I love to drink with hearty meat dishes and beef stew. But it's also a wonderful, bold wine that can be enjoyed solo - by itself or by yourself! The 2016 Falcone Family Vineyards Syrah is farmed from Paso Robles vineyards and expresses some familiar dark cherry and smoky tobacco aromas that are hauntingly welcoming. I really love smoky wines and red fruits; I can get lost in the swirling and smelling. This has a wonderful deep red to purple color, and the small amount of Petit Syrah they add to this wine builds the complexity. The smokiness joins black raspberry and cooked cherries with polished petite tannins that lead to a memorable finish. This is my first bottle from Falcone and I hope it won't be my last. I think this vintage in another year or two will be even more remarkable, as this has only been in the bottle for less than six months. Solid wine!
Paso Robles, California
Suggested retail price: $30.00
Drink The Bottles score: 91/100
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