ITEM 73307

2010 Sine Qua Non Syrah Stockholm Syndrome Santa Barbara County

$1,099.98

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Wine Rating:

100WA

Bottle Size

750ml

Vintage

2010

Country/State

california

Wine Region

santa barbara

Variety

syrah

Wine Producer

sine qua non

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: 100 points

The 2010 Syrah Stockholm Syndrome is a monumental effort that will stand toe-to-toe with the greatest Syrahs in the world. A blend of 96% Syrah, 3% Roussanne and 1% Viognier, it was fermented with 16% whole cluster before spending just under 42 months in 100% new French oak. It offers an incredible array of sweet dark fruits, cassis, white chocolate, licorice and hints of bacon fat that meld perfectly with its full-bodied, seamless, layered and impeccably put-together palate. Given the wealth of fruit here, it?s amazing how this stays light, graceful and elegant, without ever seeming over the top in any way. While there?s no shortage of tannin here, they?re sweet and integrated, so feel free to enjoy this rock-star effort anytime over the coming two decades or more.

Review Date: August 2014