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Vitaluce Cellars 2004 Syrah

Vitaluce Cellars
Paso Robles
Cost: $14

Nice nose, fruity as would be expected from CA syrah, but has mellowed with age. Smooth on the pallet. Long, lingering finish, at least a minute. Chewy like Chewbacca. Drink now - age appropriate.

We drank straight from the bottle - no time to decant properly, but we did cheat a bit with the help of our Vinturi. A nice third bottle of the night, drank post-meal, would be best with food.

At this price, the 2004 is a good deal.

*WS: unrated

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