Lincourt Syrah, Santa Barbara County, 1997

 
12/12/2000

Lincourt Syrah, Santa Barbara County, 1997

Almost opaque and very extracted in color. In the nose I get mint, rosemary, black licorice, black berry and tar. What I like most about this wine is the initial hit of sexy round, fat richness of black fruit with an equally enticing dose of new oak. This lovely wine ends with a bit of an edge of acidity that balanced nicely with the strong backbone of oak and fruit. Very powerful at $17.


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