2016 Drouthy Neebors Syrah
The 2016 Drouthy Neebors Syrah has a lovely upfront fruit with blackberry and cassis with layers of darker spice, black pepper and forest floor giving the wine layers to explore. As the wine opens, candied violet mixes with a savory meat element and both a ginger and orange spice lifts the wine on the finish leaving the palate refreshed.
Samantha's vineyard comprises the majority of the Drouthy Neebors Syrah along with three other vineyards: Atoosa’s, Moaveni and Timbervine Ranch. The vast majority of the blend coming from Russian River Valley.
The vineyard was harvested in late September. For this vintage, our Drouthy Neebors wine club members voted for their favorite blend composition, which was 40% Samantha's, 26% each of Atoosa’s and Moaveni and 8% from Timbervine Ranch.
Food Pairing Notes
Dishes that boast ripe fruit and savory qualities, such as roasted wild duck with a cherry-rosemary sauce, or blueberry-balsamic pork tenderloin.