Original
9 Ratings
Cline Cellars Syrah Los Carneros

Wine Details

Varietal

Syrah

Style

Red

Wine Description

(1997 Vintage) The 1997 growing season could be described as one of the largest on record. Fortunately, a very warm summer tempered, in the Los Carneros district, by strong winds and a maritime cooling influence enabled this large crop to mature fully. Due to an extremely dry season, the 1997 vintage was one where judicious use of irrigation was needed. The last appreciable rain was in early January. Harvest at the Carneros ranch came relatively early, producing intense colors and powerfully flavored fruit in t...

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  • Wine Spectator
    (1994 Vintage) Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/31/97
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (1999 Vintage)