Alban Vineyards Patrina Syrah 2016 - The Grape Tray

Alban Vineyards Patrina Syrah 2016

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Alban Vineyards Patrina Syrah 2016

SKU 2327



Winery Note:

While the grapes for Patrina are raised with the same detail and attentiveness as the rest of our vineyards, and then fermented open top with indigenous yeast, gentle pump overs and a few punch downs once soft, it is bottled unfined and unfiltered after ‘just’ 22 months in barrel to preserve its youthful exuberance. All the density and concentration folks have come to expect from our reds with black and blue fruits, mineral notes, and flowers. 

Category Red Wine
Region California, Central Coast, Edna Valley
Brand Alban Vineyards
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Jeb DunnuckThe 2016 Patrina is another beautiful, elegant wine that has classic Alban depth and richness as well as notes of crème de cassis, smoked meats, iodine, and hints of bacon fat. Unfortunately, quantities are down 50% due to berry shrivel, yet the wine is a stunning, full-bodied, silky Syrah that will drink beautifully for a decade.

November 29, 2018