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Olson Ogden Wines 2009 Syrah, Unti Vineyard

Olson Ogden Wines

2009 Syrah
Bottle Size: 750ml, 12/cs
Region: Dry Creek Valley, CA


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Tasting Notes:
This gorgeous wine is the perfect gift for the wine lovers in your life. An intriguing deep ruby color, opaque at the core and pale ruby at the rim, this Syrah is elegant, expressive and, while highly enjoyable now, has excellent potential to improve with age. Layer after layer of aromas evoke blueberries, blackberries, licorice, gamey notes and damp earth followed by black tea, herbs, nuances of purple flowers and stony minerality. On the palate this complex wine has amazing balance, with high tannin and acid levels and a full body, making it excellent to pair with food. Flavors of plush blue and black fruit blend with tobacco, mocha and espresso. We recommend the purchase of several bottles; decant one bottle to enjoy now and hold others for several years to enjoy the evolution of this stunning Syrah. After a few sips you’ll immediately understand why highly acclaimed wine magazines Wine Enthusiast and The Rhone Report give this wine such a prestigious ranking.
  • Grapes
    100% Syrah
  • Region
    Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma, CA
  • Production
    177 cases
  • Alcohol
  • Ageability
    3-7 years
Tim Olson
About the Winemaker:
About the Vineyard:
The winemakers at Olson Ogden require the growers they work with to not only produce exceptional fruit, but also to practice organic or biodynamic farming. They seek out farmers who are equally as passionate about creating excellent wines in the most natural way possible. The Unti Vineyards are a perfect example of this. Comprised of alluvial clay loam soils that are well draining, these vineyards have been farmed biodynamically since 2004. The wine made from grapes grown in the Unti Vineyards typically have a distinct minerality with depth and complexity. This small, family owned and operated vineyard relies on both traditional and modern farming techniques and technologies. Led by Vineyard Manager Levi Glen in conjunction with George Unti, these experts are dedicated to growing the best possible grapes so exceptional wines may be created from them.
Additional Winemaker Notes:
  • 96 points- The Connoisseur’s Guide to California Wine
  • 91 points- The Rhone Report
  • 90 points- Wine Enthusiast Magazine
Food Pairing Suggestions:

Lamb, sausage, grilled meats, roast pork, BBQ and game meats all pair wonderfully with this wine as do dishes with mushrooms or pungent herbs. Also try sharp Cheddar, Edam or Gouda.

About the Winery
Olson Ogden Wines Tim Olson is not only an experienced winemaker, but he also gained experience while working at French cooperage Tonnellerie Nadalie in his role as Director of Enology. Tim has been perfecting his winemaking skills in Northern California for over 21 years in prestigious vineyards such as Acacia Vineyard, Caymus Vineyards, Rosenblum Cellars, St. Supery Winery and Tarius Wines. Over the years, Olson Ogden Wines have won numerous awards and received high points and praise in wine publications such as Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast and Wine & Spirits. Learn more