Cayuse En Chamberlin Vineyard Syrah 2013
|Appellation||Walla Walla Valley|
Wine AdvocateA wine that continued to change and develop in the glass was the 2013 Syrah en Chamberlin Vineyard, which is the smallest production cuvee of the 2013 single vineyard releases (there's 340 cases). Notes of smoke, charcuterie, black olives, black pepper and violets all emerge from this complex, layered, full-bodied beauty that has fine tannin, a seamless, elegant texture and beautiful length. Give bottles a few years and drink through 2033.
Wine EnthusiastAromas of ground violets, charcoal, smoke, iron, black fruit, tar and salami lead a salty, briny, expressive palate that shows depth concentration and elegance. A long finish caps it off.
Wine SpectatorGenerous, round and expressive, open-textured and distinctive, with smoky dried blueberry and tapenade flavors, balancing harmoniously against nubby tannins on the long finish. Drink now through 2023. 340 cases made.