2001 Alban Vineyards Syrah Seymour's Vineyard

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  • Syrah
  • 750ML
  • WA 95
  • WS 95
  • IWC 92

Reviews for 2001 Alban Vineyards Syrah Seymour's Vineyard

WA 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2004
The so-called pick of the best barrels (a difficult job at this winery) the 2001 Syrah Seymour’s Vineyard (named after John’s father) possesses additional concentration aromatics and length. A blue/purple color... The so-called pick of the best barrels (a difficult job at this winery) the 2001 Syrah Seymour’s Vineyard (named after John’s father) possesses additional concentration aromatics and length. A blue/purple color is followed by meaty flavors that coat the palate with blackberries mocha cocoa earth and creme de cassis. A tour de force in winemaking it is a spectacular rich broad yet remarkably well-balanced wine to drink over the next 10-15 years. Awesome stuff!
WS 95
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, February 2004
Dark rich and concentrated with a heady mix of beef leather spice licorice and wild berry flavors that turn exotic and supple finishing with a long persistent aftertaste that keeps revealing extra flavor facets. Drink now... Dark rich and concentrated with a heady mix of beef leather spice licorice and wild berry flavors that turn exotic and supple finishing with a long persistent aftertaste that keeps revealing extra flavor facets. Drink now through 2012. 275 cases made. (JL)
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, January 2005
...Aromas of blackberry gunflint and black licorice. Thick creamy and supersweet with dark berry and mineral flavors complicated by peppery and saline nuances. Wears its high alcohol as gracefully as a top Chateauneuf du... ...Aromas of blackberry gunflint and black licorice. Thick creamy and supersweet with dark berry and mineral flavors complicated by peppery and saline nuances. Wears its high alcohol as gracefully as a top Chateauneuf du Pape. Finishes with sweet lush tannins and outstanding length...