The nose shows loads of dark fruit with a surprising kick of fresh mint. The palate is sweet and nutty, blackberry jam and toasted hazelnuts. Mint shows again on the mid-palate. Drink with strong cheeses and toasted nuts. Recommended. DH

WHO: Hart’s Desire
WHAT: 95% Syrah Noir, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon (Mount Veeder)
WHERE: Alexander Valley, California
WHEN: NV
HOW MUCH: $25 500ml

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