2007 VinVillage Community Barrel Eaglepoint Ranch Vineyard Syrah (3 Bottle Lot Special Only $99.00) Eaglepoint Ranch Vineyard The Village Vin (3 - 750ml)
Winery: VinVillage Community Barrel
Varietal: Eaglepoint Ranch Vineyard Syrah (3 Bottle Lot Special Only $99.00)
Style: 3 - 750ml
Vineyard: Eaglepoint Ranch Vineyard
Label Designation: The Village Vin
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Sponsored by Crushpad, VinVillage is proud to invite its members to join in and be part of out first "Community Barrel". Sign-up early as there are only 85 three-bottle lots available. So join us now and become part of our wine-maker team!
The wine will be ready in about 9-10 months, but our first step is to name the wine which will be determined by our members. Just follow the "Vin Forums" to submit your name entry and to stay informed of our naming progress. The top 5 names submitted will then be put out for a final vote by our membership to determine the winning name...and the member submitting the winning name will win a 3-bottle lot from the barrel!!!
Vineyard Notes: Eaglepoint Ranch Vineyard, Mendocino
This 82 acre vineyard is situated at an 1800 foot elevation that keeps temperatures down 5 to 10 degrees cooler than Mendocino's flatlands. Hillsides of decomposed sandstone with veins of red loam keep vigor in check. While its zinfandel initially made the vineyard famous, innovative wineries have recently been wowing the wine world with syrah, petite sirah and Grenache bottlings. The syrah produces textured wines with notes of pepper, flower and black fruits. The Grenache is one of California's better examples, creating wines with a raspberry and herb core and notes of strawberry. As great as the syrah and Grenache are, petite sirah is what sends this vineyard into the stratosphere. It doesn't hurt that Parker gives this vineyard Turley-esque petite scores for a certain well-respected Bolinas winemaker. With blackberry, blueberry and floral aromatics combined with graphite and mineral elements, this petite is truly something special. Note that we will make moderate amounts of all of these available for those of you that want to make a vineyard blend.
Other wineries using this vineyard fruit: Copain Vineyards.
Scores: R.Parker: 92; Wine Spectator: 92.
Estimated retail: $40 a bottle.
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3-bottle lots are only $99*!
* Wine only total per Lot is $106.67 including CA Sales Tax. Shipping cost to your destination is calculated in the "Shopping Cart" before check-out (shipping options available).
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