When I see a Syrah from Dry Creek, famous for its Zinfandel wines, and since, to me, a GOOD Syrah and a GOOD Zinfandel have so many of the same qualities, I just have to explore the "countryside" of either wine.
The TEST Syrah is complex and surprising as it unfolds its mysteries with repeated tasting; the aroma is a bit reticent, yet on the second day began to release a smoky, almost bacon aroma.
I like this Syrah, and though $29.70, this is a very GOOD wine.
I found that peppered lamb paired nicely, and a buttered rye helped to clear my palate.
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