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2018 G17 Syrah

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Morgan G17 is a blend of 94% Syrah, 3% Grenache, and 3% Tempranillo from  northern and central Monterey County. “G17” is one of Monterey County's best known highways, 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 Monterey Bay in the late afternoon. By night time, temperatures cool to the mid 50’s.

This Rhone-style blend has a garnet color, highlighted with purple edges. Blackberry, white pepper, graphite, and hints of smoked meat jump out of the glass. The wine is medium-full bodied with fine grained tannins, offering a mouthful of crème de violette and black fruit. Its weight and balance make it a perfect pairing with anything off the grill.

Wine Specs
Santa Lucia Highlands
6.7 g/l
10 months in french oak; 25% new
Alcohol %

A History of Acclaim

2018 vintage:

  • 94 Points - Wine Enthusiast
  • 94 Points - Anthony Dias Blue

2017 vintage:

  • 92 Points - Wine Enthusiast (Editors' Choice)
  • 92 Points - Anthony Dias Blue
  • 91 Points - Wilfred Wong
  • 91 Points - International Wine Review
  • 91 Points - Robert Whitley
  • 90 Points - Vinous

2016 vintage:

  • 93 Points -
  • 92 Points - Vinous
  • 91 Points - Anthony Dias Blue
  • 91 Points - International Wine Review
  • 90 Points - Wine Enthusiast

2015 vintage:

  • 94 Points - Anthony Dias Blue
  • 92 Points - Kerry Winslow
  • 90 Points- Robert Parker
  • 90 Points- Vinous

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