Canyon Estate Reserve, 2010
bottling is abundant with aromas of boysenberry, blueberry
and hints of cinnamon. Its dense fruit characteristics
are complimented by complex flavors of anise, vanilla
and dark chocolate.
Once the grapes are
hand-harvested, they are immediately brought to the
winery from the
and de-stemmed. An initial cold soak occurred in
the one-ton open top bins prior to the onset of fermentation.
Moved to French oak barrels, 73% of which were new,
the wines aged for 16 months. The optimal blend of
80% Syrah and 20% Petite Sirah was determined, and
the wine bottled without filtration in February,
Just 391 cases produced.
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Optimal Storage Conditions:
Constant temperature, 55-58°F, darkness.
To enjoy young fruit aromas, consume within 1-3 years
of bottling date. For extended aging under ideal conditions,
consume within 3-10 years of bottling date.
100% Rusack Estate
Syrah 80%, Petite Sirah 20%
Alcohol: 14.5%, pH: 3.53, TA: 0.608 g/100ml
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