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2003 Kendall Jackson Syrah Vintner's Reserve Santa Barbara County
3 Ratings
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3 Ratings
2003 Kendall Jackson Syrah Vintner's Reserve Santa Barbara County

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    Fellow Drync'er

    Good with salt choc almonds

    over 4 years
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    Fellow Drync'er

    Smooth and mellow

    over 5 years
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  • Wine.com
    This unique vineyard in Sonoma Valley is an extension of the Oak Hill Organic Farm, owned and operated for many years by the now deceased Otto Teller, a sage octogenarian who employed no pesticides or irrigation. The 110-year-old vines are situated on a gravelly, well-drained hill that receive a full share of summer sun as well as cooling breezes. The crop level is seldom higher than one and a half tons per acre, and this scant tonnage - combined with the ideal growing conditions - produces exceptionally intense, spicy fruit. A longtime favorite among hard-core Ravenswood fans, the Old Hill vineyard read more...was planted in the 1880`s in the Valley of the Moon, just north of the town of Sonoma. This vineyard is like your most comfortable pair of old shoes - unparalleled. It is wonderfully consistent, from year to year, in its ability to please even the most discriminating palate. Old Hill Zinfandel is Knockout nose combines sappy black fruits, black pepper and spicy, smoked meats; rather Rhone-like. Silky and sweet in the middle but with terrific flavor definition and cut. This has compellingly intense fruit and a very long, juicy, aromatic aftertaste. Would appear to be an outstanding vintage for this consistently excellent zinfandel bottling.    (hide)
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Sep-06.