Rockliffe Family 2008 Syrah - ~$11

This Washington state offering from Fresh & Easy's in-house Rockliffe Family lineup features pepper is typically Syrah on the nose, featuring pepper, red-berry fruit, and loamy soil on the nose. There are likewise Syrah notes on the palate, notably plum, black cherry, and leathery earth.

It's a decent red in the style, though a bit closed and a little harsh in the finish. What's more, it lacks the opulent, spicy elements typical of so many Washington Syrahs in the same price range.


Drinkability: 7/10
Price: 3/5
Total value: 10/15

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