The wine is comprised of 95% Chardonnay, 3% Viognier and 2% Semillion. Whole cluster pressed and settled for 3 days and then racked off the solids. Cold fermented for 26 days in stainless steel tanks and racked off the lees and aged for 12 months in 3 year old French oak barrels.
The wine has a combination of flavors and aromas of hazelnut, pear, green apple and pineapple with a lingering toasty finish. Nice acidity
We craft two selections of Syrah at Troon Vineyard. Our Estate Syrah is destined for collector’s wine cellars and fine restaurants. Our Bistro Syrah is more likely to be found on tonight’s dinner table or at your local wine bar and that’s just where we want it to be. As serious as our Estate Syrah can be our Bistro Syrah is equally light-hearted, vivacious and charming. Syrah is uniquely capable of producing delicious
wines with these diverse personalities so we could not resist making both. This 2016 is the last we will produce with the Rogue Valley AVA as from the 2017 vintage on both of our Syrah selections will be estate bottled. Our 2016 was produced with syrah from the Aardvark Vineyard located near Talent. It is upfront and fruit forward with rich, earthy classic Syrah flavors and it is absolutely ready to drink right now.