L'Ecole No 41 Syrah 2015, Seven Hills Vineyard

Winemaker Notes:

“This beautifully balanced Estate Syrah marries savory aromas of olive tapenade and black pepper with floral notes of violet. The expansive palate shows flavors of dense dark fruit, bitter chocolate, and barrel spice that give way to a concentrated earthy mineral finish.”

93 points, James Suckling:

“Good depth and complexity here. This has aromas and flavors of dark plums and blackberries. The long, detailed and sturdy tannins deliver a modern, punchy style.”

92 points, Jeb Dunnuck:

“Slightly more expensive and made from 100% Syrah, the 2015 Syrah Estate Seven Hills Vineyard is deep purple-colored and boasts ripe black cherries, blueberries, peppery herbs, graphite, and crushed rocks. It's rich, full-bodied, beautifully concentrated, and has both tannin and acidity. Drink it over the coming 7-8 years as well.”

90 points, Wine Spectator:

“Trim and well-structured, with pinpoint currant, stony mineral and smoked spice flavors that lead to refined tannins. Drink now through 2022.”

90 points, Wine Advocate:

“The 2015 Syrah Seven Hills Vineyard Estate exhibits aromas of ripe blackberries, mocha and licorice, followed by a supple, open-knit and expansive palate with a juicy core of fruit and a youthfully chewy finish. More lavish than the entry-level Columbia Valley Syrah, I'm not convinced it's as deep or concentrated, but it's a well-made, characterful red.”

90 points, Wine Enthusiast:

“Aromas of raspberry jam, huckleberry and generous spice accents lead to full-bodied fruit flavors backed by soft tannins. It's a rich, ripe charmer.”

Pricing

  • $34.59 each by the Single bottle = $34.59 add to cart
  • $29.79 each by the Half Case = $178.75 add to cart
  • $29.79 each by the Full case = $357.50 add to cart

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