Tyrus Evan Syrah Del Rio Vineyard 05
winery: Tyrus Evan
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 90+ points.
Wine Spectator 90 points: "Soft, supple and distinctly spicy, with a green olive note weaving through the black pepper-accented cherry and blackberry flavors. Drink now through 2012." 585 cases made.
Deep dark black cherry and black currant are combined with just a touch of minerality. A delicious food wine now, that craves a rich meal of roasted venison with dried cherry demi glace. -Avalon
Previous Vintage Notes
Rated "Outstanding" by Wine Press Northwest magazine.
Ken Wright's name is synonymous with Oregon Pinot Noir. But with
this young winery in downtown Carlton, Ore., Wright is able to
stretch his legs a bit and craft warm-climate wines using grapes
from Southern Oregon and Eastern Washington. This Syrah is from
the famed Del Rio Vineyard in Oregon's Rogue Valley and reveals
aromas of sweet fruit, vanilla and chocolate tort. The flavors
are a focused mix of dark, mouth-filling berries with a lingering
finish. Food matches: Pair this luscious red wine with beef, lamb or