2012 Betz Family Winery La Serenne Syrah, Yakima Valley, USA 750ml

2012 Betz Family Winery La Serenne Syrah, Yakima Valley, USA 750ml

$70.00
$75.00
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Pairing
Beef and Venison
Standard Bottle (750 mL) 2 units available

 

Tasting notes

As for the Syrah-driven wines, they do two main cuvees, one focusing on Boushey Vineyard, the La Serenne, and the other on Red Mountain, the La Cote Rousse. The 2012 Syrah La Serenne is a 100% Syrah that was aged in 50% new French oak prior to bottling. I think the greatest vintage of this cuvee to date, it boasts an incredibly inky purple color to go with notions of creme de cassis, damp earth, graphite, smoke and licorice that flow to a full-bodied, voluptuously textured profile on the palate. Despite all of the richness, it stays thrillingly focused and shows the purity and elegance of the site. Enjoy it anytime over the coming 10-15 years.