2003 Pride Mountain Vineyards Syrah
Syrah - 750ML

  • WS 92
  • IWC 91
  • WE 91
  • WA 90

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WS 92
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, September 2005
This is an immense and firmly tannic young Syrah that's also blessed with lively acidity. The core blackberry and blueberry flavors are shaded by hints of beef sage herb and tobacco. It all comes together nicely on the... This is an immense and firmly tannic young Syrah that's also blessed with lively acidity. The core blackberry and blueberry flavors are shaded by hints of beef sage herb and tobacco. It all comes together nicely on the finish though it clearly needs cellaring to soften the rough edges...
IWC 91
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2005
...Captivating aromas of high-toned candied raspberry smoked meat and gunflint. Dense lush and thick but given shape by surprisingly firm acidity. Uncompromisingly dry and stony on the palate; not at all a fruit-driven... ...Captivating aromas of high-toned candied raspberry smoked meat and gunflint. Dense lush and thick but given shape by surprisingly firm acidity. Uncompromisingly dry and stony on the palate; not at all a fruit-driven style of syrah. Finishes with substantial broad dusty tannins and excellent length...
WE 91
Wine Enthusiast - Wine Enthusiast, September 2005
Winemaker Bob Foley prefers older barrels for his Syrah which lets the massive mountain fruit shine through. The result has a savory meaty quality to the blackberry fruit and picks up complex notes of coffee and pepper as... Winemaker Bob Foley prefers older barrels for his Syrah which lets the massive mountain fruit shine through. The result has a savory meaty quality to the blackberry fruit and picks up complex notes of coffee and pepper as well. A bit firm on the finish for current consumption...
WA 90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2005
Bob Foley continues to demonstrate a sure hand with Syrah grown in their Sonoma vineyard’s gravelly/quartz soils. The medium to full-bodied 2003 Syrah offers fresh acidity (thanks to the high mountain elevation) as... Bob Foley continues to demonstrate a sure hand with Syrah grown in their Sonoma vineyard’s gravelly/quartz soils. The medium to full-bodied 2003 Syrah offers fresh acidity (thanks to the high mountain elevation) as well as abundant blackberry and floral characteristics. Drink this beauty over the next 5-6 years.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Syrah
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Appellation Sonoma
Vintage 2003