Owen Roe Ex-Umbris Syrah

Ex Umbrio

Owen Roe

“Ex-Umbris”

Columbia Valley

Syrah

2012

Saturated bright ruby. Reticent, high-pitched aromas of black raspberry, kirsch, licorice and violet, complemented by some sweet oak. Very ripe, dense and smooth, showing an almost liqueur-like quality to its black cherry and saline flavors. Not at all overly sweet but the tannins are suave and fine-grained. This has enough juicy energy to expand in the bottle. As in most recent vintage, a terrific value in Washington Syrah.

*****

focused. dense. polished.
blackberry, blueberry, red plum, pink peppercorn.
silky dark chocolate and fig to finish.
divine.

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