Le Vieux Pin 2011 Syrah - 89pts

Le Vieux Pin 2011 Syrah (Black Sage Bench) Okanagan Valley - BC

Availability: Direct from the winery here
Cost: $TBA
Alcohol: 12.7%
Production: 374 cases (750ml), 60 cases (375ml)
Date Tasted: March 12th, 2014

Tasting Notes: The nose of this Northern-Rhone inspired Syrah is divine, with layers of white pepper, violet flowers, cured meat, vanilla-cola and black cherry aromas producing a heavenly, feminine bouquet that you will want to quaff for hours. The palate is a little more grounded on Earth with cool vintage intensity and body, offering a flavour profile of pepper, cherry, field berry, vanilla and oak. A touch of grapefruit acidity edges the balance towards sour on the long, spicy finish. Drink 2014-2018.
 - Liam Carrier ©copyright 2014 IconWines.ca

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