Cost: $19.99 CI
Grape Variety: Syrah
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: Jacques Scott, Cayman Islands
Country: United States
Region: Santa Barbara County, California
Format: 750 mL
Producer: The Ojai Vineyard
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Inky ruby with purple tinge in colour with a medium+ intense nose.
What an amazing wine that I got for under $20 in the Cayman Islands. LCBO had it in 2011 for $39.99
Positives: This complex wine features cedar, plums, dark cherry, tar, coffee beans, violets, cigar box, peppers, burnt rubber, ripe tamarind, tarragon, licorice & leather. Full body with medium tannins, good acidity, a long length & the alcohol is well integrated.
Interesting Point: Lucky I bought out the store with this wine.
Drink now or over the next 5 years on its own or pair it with ragù alla Bolognese with garlic bread.
Tasted: 10 Dec 2013
Top Pick & Best Buy (in Cayman)
Score: 9.5+/10, Value: 10/10 Total: 19.5+/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 5