The tremendous amount of fruit flavors, including black cherry, plum and cassis are matched perfectly with a like amount of spicy oak. The velvety mouth-feel is similarly complemented by firm yet not unyeilding tannins.
Gold Medal- 2003 Orange County Wine CompetitionGold Medal- 2003 Tasters Guild International Wine JudgingSilver Medal - 2003 North of the Gate Wine CompetitionSilver Medal - 2003 Pacific Rim Wine Competition
Wine: CYRUS Vintage: 1999 Appellation: Alexander Valley Grape Varietal: blend Barrel Regimen: 24 months Bottling Information: Cases Produced 2500 Release Date 3/15/2003 Analysis: Alcohol (by volume) 14% pH 3.53 Acid 0.067 R.S. Winemakers Comments: Displaying rich concentrated fruit, spicy oak, a velvety mouth feel and a lasting finish, the 1999 CYRUS is a testament to estate grown Alexander Valley grapes.