2011 The Recluse Syrah, Broken Leg Vineyard

2011 The Recluse Syrah Broken Leg Vineyard

92pts Tanzer's & 93pts Wine Enthusiast, August 2014

Anderson Valley

Our most seductive Syrah comes from the Broken Leg Vineyard in the cool Anderson Valley and we call her The Recluse. With 60% WC this is a Syrah to contemplate over hours as she slowly reveals her charms.

92pts Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar Issue 174 May/June 2014 93pts Wine Enthusiast, August 2014

  • Appellation: Anderson Valley
  • Vineyard: Broken Leg
  • Varietal: Syrah
  • Clone: Durrel
  • Age: 31 years
  • Elevation: 650 feet
  • Soil: Decomposed sandstone and loamy clay
  • Yield:1-1.5 tons/acre
  • Harvested: October 29, 2011
  • Pressed: November 16, 2011
  • Blend: 100% Syrah with 60% Whole Cluster
  • Maceration: 19 days in open top wood vat
  • Barrel aging: 16 months in 1-3 yr FO barrels
  • Bottled: Unfiltered on February 12, 2013
  • Production: 146 cases
  • Release date: Spring 2014

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