TN: Carlisle Syrah JamesBerry '08...(short/boring)

Posted by: TomHill

TN: Carlisle Syrah JamesBerry '08...(short/boring) - 09-23-2019 10:07:45

Steve brought this as a mystery wine last week:
1. Carlisle Syrah JamesBerryVnyd/PasoRobles (14.6%; 70 cs) 2008: Very dark/near black color; intense plummy/ripe/boysenberry/blackberry/Syrah slight overripe/jammy some toasty/oak nose; soft very ripe/boysenberry/blackberry/Syrah/plummy/jammy bit alcoholic some toasty/oak flavor w/ light ripe/smooth tannins; very long/lingering intense/Syrah/boysenberry/blackberry/jammy some toasty/oak finish w/ light ripe tannins; showing no signs of its age other than smooth tannins; not a lot of nuance but huge/ripe/Syrah fruit; a delicious Paso Syrah.
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No BP this time.
Tom