L'Ecole No. 41 Columbia Valley Syrah Washington 2018 Rated 90+VM
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VinoUS Media Review
Bright ruby-red. Boysenberry, blackberry, violet, licorice and black pepper on the nose. Densely packed, lively and quite suave in the mouth, offering concentrated flavors of black fruits, spices and flowers but little gamey varietal funk; just a touch of herbs. Finishes with a firm dusting of tannins and very good length. Quite dry and classic if a bit youthfully medicinal and lacking in flamboyance, this wine needs another 6 to 12 months to harmonize and perhaps show a little more give. Still a bit stunted and youthfully medicinal but it may have sweeter material and more pliancy than the 2017. Drink 2021-2028. (Stephen Tanzer)
Wine Tasting Notes
This luscious and balanced Syrah shows fragrant aromas of fresh blackberry and white pepper with floral undertones. Flavors of rich black current, blueberry, olive and earth meld gracefully through a finely textured finish.