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Curtis 2003 Ambassador's Vineyard Syrah

Holy guacamole. Curtis Winery, they bring good things to life. This is another example of a, "not for sissy's" wine.

7 years of age allowed much of the tannins to mellow but this could still handle a few more if you want. It is ripe and ready to go now if you have one of these, I would pop it, but like I said it is in its golden years and still has some life left.

There are big flavors and although this would pair well with a thick steak or some lamb, we had this with Turkey a la Thanksgiving and it was balanced enough not to overpower everything.

This was our last 2003, and we'll miss this vintage but we still have plenty of the 2005 left. Cheers!


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