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Sine Qua Non Ode To E (Syrah) 2004

Your Price: $799.00

Producer: Sine Qua Non
Optimum drinking: 2017-2025
Rating: 99 - Robert Parker
Grape varieties: Syrah 94%, Grenache 4%, Viognier 2%
Winemaker: Manfred Krankl
Appellation: Santa Barbara, Central Coast, California
Bottle report: Excellent condition.

Sine Qua Non is pioneering cult Californian estate established by Manfred Krankl, whose incredibly hard to come by wines have a reputation as being works of art both inside and on the outside of the bottles (with his eclectically named and designed labels). In fact, some collectors actually buy these incredibly scarce wines, of which are sometimes just a few barrels are made, for the labels alone.

”About as good as it gets across the board… Sine Qua Non has emerged as one of the world’s greatest wineries.

”Boasting insane notes of creme de cassis, barbecued meats, licorice, exotic spices and singed cedar, this beauty flows onto the palate with a full-bodied, seamless, pure and incredibly layered profile that carries massive fruit and concentration, yet never seems heavy, overdone or puts a foot wrong. It’s the purity of fruit, as well as the overall seamlessness that puts this right up near top of the heap. Drinking perfectly now, it will continue to evolve gracefully for another decade or more. It’s incredible juice and I wish every wine lover could have a sip (or a big glass) of it.” Robert Parker

Please note: bottle shown is for illustraive purposes only (not actual bottle for sale).

Sine Qua Non Ode To E (Syrah) 2004