Piedrasassi Rim Rock Syrah 2013

$59.99

93 Points - rare release                              An under-the-radar cult Syrah from Santa Barbara - limited. 95 Points Robert Parker:  "Another compelling, layered, nuanced, yet rich and concentrated Syrah, Sashi's 2013 Syrah Rimrock has everything you could want from a Central Coast Syrah. Giving up tons of black raspberry, crushed flowers, bacon fat and olive tapenade-like aromas and flavors, it's full-bodied, concentrated and lively, with a tight, balanced and lengthy vibe on the palate. Shining for both its purity of fruit and its textural richness, it should shine on release and have 10-12 years of overall longevity.." Sashi Moorman is best known for the wines he makes at Stolpman and Evening Land, but the wines from his own Piedrasassi label are just as impressive. I also tasted a few older wines, including the 2003 Syrah, which remains an infant and attests to the ageworthiness of Syrah from selected sites in Santa Barbara County. "

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Ratings on Delectable

Keiran Kennedy Delectable Pro

Wine Director The Veritas Group, Australia

Heart breaker.

Heart breaker.

9.8

David Gutglass

More expressive than the 2015. More plush

More expressive than the 2015. More plush

9.1

Atg DB

Very earthy, less fruit than most paso wines

Very earthy, less fruit than most paso wines

9.0

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