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CAYUSE "Cailloux" 2017

Wine Region: Washington - USA

Grape
: Syrah

Tasting notes: "The 2017 Syrah Cailloux Vineyard begins generous and inky in the glass, with black fruit at its core and floral aromas of violets and lavender followed by a soft smokiness with layers of olive tapenade and dust-covered black raspberry. Full-bodied, the Cailloux Syrah is intensely complex and reveals layers of crunchy minerality and silky tannins that frame the elegant notions of cherry blossom in the mouth. Ending with a long-lingering and sophisticated finish, the wine continues to reveal its subtleties, expressing umami and savory characteristics." - The Wine Advocate

About the winery:
Cayuse is a domain located in the Stones of the Walla Walla Valley. Over the past 20 years, Christophe Baron has made it his mission to craft food-friendly wines of incredible depth, individuality and character - all from fruit grown entirely using biodynamic farming methods. Originated from Champagne, Christophe is the first Frenchman to establish an estate domain in Washington.

Expert Rating:
Wine Advocate: 96/100

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