2011 Patine Syrah

Sine Qua Non

98Average Score
Red
Bts
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0 Immediate | 6 Marketplace
£558.00
Mags
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0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£1,115.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
98
Critic Notes

A wine that needs to be forgotten in the cellar for 5-6 years, the 2011 Syrah Patine checks in as a blend of roughly 97% Syrah and the balance Roussanne and Viognier. It too comes all from the estate's Eleven Confessions Vineyard and saw 39 months in 63% new French oak. Backward, tight, concentrated and structured, with full-bodied richness and depth, it gives up Guigal La Landonne like aromas and flavors of graphite, sweet oak, smoked meats, pepper and black raspberry and cassis-like fruit. While it shows the vintage's cooler nature, it has a stacked mid-palate and will evolve gracefully for 15-20 years. Aug 2015, www.robertparker.com

Score: 98-/100Jeb Dunnuck
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United States
Region
California
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Colour
Red
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Dry
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Product Type
Still wine
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Country
United States
Region
California
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Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
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Product Type
Still wine
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Drinking Window
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