2004 Copain Wines Syrah Broken Leg Vineyard
Syrah - 750ML

  • WA 94

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2005
The impressive line-up of 2004 Syrahs includes the 2004 Syrah Broken Leg Vineyard. An exotic nearly over-the-top perfume of acacia flowers blueberries and blackberries is followed by a wine boasting huge body terrific... The impressive line-up of 2004 Syrahs includes the 2004 Syrah Broken Leg Vineyard. An exotic nearly over-the-top perfume of acacia flowers blueberries and blackberries is followed by a wine boasting huge body terrific structure and vibrant underlying acidity. With abundant ripeness purity and texture it should age gracefully for a decade or more. It's hard not to enjoy a visit with Wells Guthrie given his enthusiasm and passion for accessing top-notch vineyards and producing high quality wines. His impressive resume includes positions with Michel Chapoutier and Gerard Chave as well as a short stint as a journalist for The Wine Spectator. Guthrie is one of the Rhone Ranger mavericks who utilizes considerable stems in his winemaking as well as a variety of barrels ranging from small casks to the large 600-liter demi-muids. Such Old World winemaking techniques as minimal intervention natural yeast fermentations and no fining or filtration has resulted in thrilling wines of undeniable character and personality.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Syrah
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Appellation Mendocino
Sub-appellation Anderson Valley
Vintage 2004