Qupe Wines

2009 Qupe Sonnie's Sawyer Syrah

Syrah •Sawyer Lindquist Vineyard

California: Santa Barbara County: Santa Maria Valley

Offer Expired:Sep 22, 2013 at 11:59 pm
$55.00
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Mission Briefing

Codename:

Roaring 90's

SELL OUT ALERT: If you love incredible Syrah, you’ll simply flip out over today’s delicious Qupe 2009 Sawyer Lindquist Vineyard Sonnie’s Syrah.

The recipient of nearly a dozen 90+ point scores (see below for a partial list), this fantastic wine delivers everything you’d expect from an elite Syrah. The wine is complex, fragrant, lush and very flavorful, all with a perfectly balanced disposition.

Agent Red practically did cartwheels around Wine Spies HQ when he secured this wonderful wine, and while he wants to stash a few cases away for himself, we assure you that you get first dibs. Just act soon, as this highly coveted wine could sell out before midnight.

Tasting Profile

Look:

Deep and inky with dark ruby hues that become darker toward the slightly opaque heart of the wine.

Smell:

Dark and layered with dark cherry and plum on top of cured meats, clove, cinnamon, dark fig, cedar, forest floor and cracked pepper.

Taste:

Deep and complex with black cherry, sweet tobacco, dark berry compote, stonefruit, twig, earth, supple leather, subtle dried herbs and a hint of sandalwood.

Finish:

Extra long, led by bright fruits that gradually give way to complex earthy flavors. Plush tannins slowly dry the palate.

Pairing:

This plush wine begs to be enjoyed with an assortment of hard and soft sheep’s milk cheeses or a grilled ribeye. The adventurous Operative might also try this wine with a spicy beef Chili Colorado.

What the Winery Says

About the Winery

Offer Expired:Sep 22, 2013 at 11:59 pm
$55.00
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