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Syrah, 2009

By Old World Winery

  • Appellation: Dry Creek Valley
  • Region: California
  • Country: United States
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Syrah
  • Soil type: Benchland
  • Vessel type: Wood - Old oak
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Total Sulphites: 30 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information: Stomped by foot, 20% stem add backs and allowed to macerate 2 weeks, then pressed to barrel and sur lie aged two years. Now has 8 years in bottle. Bright red and black cherry balanced nicely with slightly tart acidity. Tannins are smooth and restrained. It's yummy.

About Old World Winery

California, United States

Organic, Biodynamic, Dry Farmed, Hand Picked, Foot Stomped, and All Natural, Old World Winery is true to its name. Darek Trowbridge’s passion is inviting nature into his wine making using 120 year old field blends, rare varietals and native yeasts.