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3.8

Domaine Georges Vernay Fleurs de Mai Syrah

Domaine Georges Vernay
2016
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$27.00
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionRhone
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionCollines Rhodaniennes
Drinking Window
GrapesShiraz/Syrah
Wine Description:
Domaine Georges Vernay Fleurs de Mai Syrah is a remarkable wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Hailing from the renowned Rhône Valley, this wine is crafted from carefully selected Syrah grapes. The vineyard features steep slopes and granite soils, which contribute to the wine's unique character. The winemaking process involves meticulous attention to detail, including hand-harvesting and traditional vinification techniques. The result is a wine that exudes elegance and finesse, with a beautiful balance of fruit, acidity, and tannins. Fleurs de Mai Syrah is known for its vibrant red fruit flavors, subtle spice notes, and a long, lingering finish. It is a true expression of the terroir and a must-try for any wine enthusiast.
Pros:
  • Aged in oak vats for 8 months
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Cons:
  • Limited availability and higher price point compared to other Syrah wines
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User Rating:

3.6
Highly Reviewed

Expert Rating:

3.8

Wine Expert Note:

The Domaine Georges Vernay Fleurs de Mai Syrah is an exceptional wine that showcases the true essence of the Syrah grape variety. With its deep ruby color, this wine immediately captivates the eye. On the nose, it reveals an enticing bouquet of blackberries, violets, and black pepper, which are characteristic of the Syrah grape. On the palate, the wine offers a harmonious balance between fruitiness and complexity. Ripe blackberry and dark cherry flavors dominate, accompanied by subtle hints of smoked meat and spices. The tannins are well-integrated, providing a smooth and velvety texture. The wine's medium to full body and vibrant acidity contribute to its overall elegance and structure. The Domaine Georges Vernay Fleurs de Mai Syrah is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but it also has great aging potential. It pairs beautifully with grilled meats, game dishes, and hearty stews. Serve it at a slightly cooler temperature to fully appreciate its aromatic complexity. Overall, this Syrah from Domaine Georges Vernay is a true gem, showcasing the winery's commitment to producing exceptional wines that reflect the terroir of the Northern Rhône region. Its depth of flavors, elegant structure, and long-lasting finish make it a wine worth savoring.
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