2007 Liberty School Central Coast Syrah
First Aromas of cedar and cherry, followed by the promise of earthiness. Later, candied florals emerge. Deep plum red color with an undertone of brown bears out the promise: this is European-style in flavor and acidity, but New World in its apparent low tannins and mild finish.
WHO: Liberty School
WHERE: Central Coast, California
HOW MUCH: $12-15 (Trade Sample)