ColorCrest

2012 Fäsi Crest Organic Syrah

$23.00

Made with organic grapes

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Product Description

Full bodied, yet elegant Syrah with a velvety, silky finish. Nose is full of berries, with hints of clove and petals of violets and roses. Initial flavor of fruit in the mouth are full. Smooth, soft, with hints of black berry, boysenberry and mountain berry, slight anise, near black tea and orange zest and –rind, spicy, with white pepper falling particularly in the mid-palate.

Grape Variety:

100% Syrah, organically grown & certified by CCOF

Denomination:

Madera MVA, California, USA

Wine Maker Notes:

Joshua Smith, Assistant Winemaker – This Syrah is a lively example of what an Organic wine can be. There are no preservatives in this wine other than those naturally produced by the grapes and yeast. What you taste is a wine in one of its more unadulterated forms. 100% Syrah all from the Fasi Estate Vineyard, grown, Fermented, aged, and bottled as one wine. The wine has aged for 12 months in a mix of French and American Oak. Best to open the wine a half hour before consumption, to allow the bouquet to develop

Vineyard:

7 tons/acre. Grapes are handpicked. Vineyard sits along the San Joaquin River, where the micro climate guarantees significantly cooler nights (- 10° F) than in the rest of the valley

Tech Analysis:

  • Blend: 100% Syrah – Estate Grown
  • Alcohol: 13.9 by vol.
  • Total Acidity (TA) 0.66
  • Residual Sugar (RS) 0.04
  • Aging: French and American Oak Barrels
  • Release Date: August 15, 2014 USA
  • Cases Produced: 150 (750 ml bottles)

Cellaring:

While ready to enjoy now, this wine will age well for up to 5 years

Food Pairing:

Pair with softer goat cheeses, tomato based soups and dishes, and gourmet pizza

Price:

USD 23.00

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