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Cayuse Syrah Armada 2007

Your Price: $165.00

Producer: Cayuse Vineyards
Optimum drinking: 2017-2022
Rating: 98+ - eRobertParker.com
Grape varieties: Syrah 100%
Winemaker: Christophe Baron
Appellation: Columbia Valley, Washington State
Bottle report: Excellent condition.

Owner/winemaker Christophe Baron is a cult personality in Washington county. Twenty years ago the then young French travelling vigneron turned a field of stones in little known Walla Walla into one of America’s finest vineyards. The terroir reminded him of the cobblestones of the southern Rhône Valley and Châteuneuf-du-Pape, and he has been crafting spectacular Rhône inspired reds ever since. These wines are very hard to come by and available through Cayuse’s mailing list only.

”Cayuse is no longer a secret and it may be America’s toughest mailing list to crack....but do whatever it takes to get your hands on a few of these gems.” eRobertParker.com

”Thin layers of scent and flavor are stacked, with rose petals on top, then supremely dense with darker layers of smoke, graphite, ash, mushroom, black fruits. The tannins never stick out and the flavors just keep on going, bringing in cured meats, mocha, and on and on.” Wine Enthusiast

”Aromatically, it is the most brooding and Cote-Rotie-like of these Syrahs with notes of smoke, meat, game, garrigue, lavender, and blueberry.” eRobertParker.com

Cayuse Syrah Armada 2007