Navarro Vineyards - - World Wide Wine  
Welcome Guest. (Sign In

2010 Syrah
  (750 ml) - Sold Out!
See all Wines »
Unfortunately this product is no longer available!

You may still be interested in:

Mitigating factor Recent Press

Up the hill, about 200 feet above the vineyard that produced our 2010 Grenache, is Eaglepoint Vineyards. With the exception of our Pinot Noir vineyards, this is the coolest site of all the inland Mendocino vineyards from which Navarro sources red grapes. The first time we purchased grapes from this site was in 1978, for Cabernet Sauvignon, and we have continued to produce red wines from this chilly elevation for thirty three years. One thing we know for sure: this cool microclimate produces distinctive wines that have very firm acidity. The wines have wonderful aging potential but they are hard in their youth. This year we've added a gentle twist. To soften Syrah's tannins, we blended in about twenty percent Grenache from the vineyard with a warmer exposure just down the hill. Syrah and Grenache are typically comingled in the red wines of the Rhône so this bottling is true to the French tradition. Silver Medal winner.

[left] Eaglepoint Vineyards is a hillside vineyard located at about 900’ in elevation above the town of Talmage.

Harvested: Oct. 2 to 18, 2010 Sugars at harvest: 25.2 ° Brix
Bottled: Aug. 29, 2011 Cases produced: 328
Alcohol: 14.4% Titratable acidity: 6.6 g/L
pH: 3.88

Navarro Vineyards is at 5601 Hwy 128, Philo, CA 95466 · Tasting Room hours: 9 AM to 6 PM Summer (5 PM Winter)
Sales, Shipping & Customer Service: 8 AM to 6 PM Summer (5 PM Winter) @ 1-800-537-9463 or 707-895-3686 · Fax: 707-895-3647
Copyright © 1997 - 2024 Navarro Vineyards. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy ·Returns and Refunds · Terms of Service