Original
17 Ratings
Bonterra Vineyards Syrah Organic

Wine Details

Varietal

Syrah

Style

Red

Region

Uruguay

Wine Description

(2001 Vintage) VINTAGE PROFILE A long growing season, coupled with near-perfect weather patterns, set the stage for the 2001 vintage truly a great year for Bonterra Syrah. Because Syrah typically enjoys a later bud break, the vines escaped damage from a severe early April frost. A warm spring ensued, pushing the vines into a rapid growth cycle through May. Cooler temperatures prevailed during the summer, allowing the fruit to develop intense flavors and color while maturing slowly on the vine. Random heat spike...