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2017 G17 Syrah

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SKU: 17SYR7

Morgan G17 is a blend of 90% Syrah, 5% Grenache, and 5% Tempranillo from  northern and central Monterey County. “G17” is one of Monterey County's best known county roads, linking several of our grape growing appellations.

This wine is sourced primarily from the Santa Lucia Highlands and Arroyo Seco Appellations of Monterey County. Cool to moderate daytime temperatures are mitigated by ocean breezes and cool nights - fostering acidity and balance. Here the fog burns off early, allowing ample sunshine to warm temperatures to the mid 80’s during the summer and fall. The warm air draws cool winds from the Monterey Bay in the late afternoon. By night time, temperatures cool to the low 50’s.

This Rhône-style blend has a rich ruby red color, highlighted with purple edges. Dried plum, raspberry, cinnamon, and hints of rose petal jump out of the glass. The wine is medium-full bodied with soft tannins, offering a mouthful of dark fruit and savory herbs. Its weight and balance make it a perfect pairing with anything off the grill.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Syrah
Appellation
Santa Lucia Highlands
Acid
6.7 g/l
pH
3.52
Aging
10 months in french oak; 25% new
Alcohol %
14.2

A History of Acclaim

2017 vintage:

2016 vintage:

2015 vintage:

2014 vintage: 91 Points - Wine Enthusiast Buying Guide, 90 Points - California Grapevine, Connoisseurs' Guide
2013 vintage: 90 Points - Robert Parker