Jade Mountain Mt Veeder Paras Vineyard P-10 Syrah 1997 | Wine.com


We have added the following products to your shopping cart from a previous visit:

    Jade Mountain Mt Veeder Paras Vineyard P-10 Syrah 1997
    Syrah/Shiraz - Napa Valley, California


    • RP91
    • WS90
    Price: $79.99
    Sold Out
    Set New Arrival Alert

    Wine.com Quick Facts

    Professional Ratings: 91 The Wine Advocate, 90 Wine Spectator

    Region: Napa Valley, California

    Varietal: Syrah/Shiraz

    Item no. 39858

    Winemaker's Notes:

    Perched at an elevation of 1200 feet, the Paras Vineyard on Mt. Veeder produces some of the finest red grapes in Napa Valley. With its steep terraces and exposed hilltops, this vineyard requires uncommon dedication to winegrowing. A broad range of red grapes thrive here, however the Syrah, a red Rhone grape, reaches perfection on tightly spaced rows reminiscent of the best Rhone Valley vineyards.

    This special bottling of Syrah, Cask P-10, is named from the number of barrels produced from our favorite block of vines. Ten narrow rows on a steep north face ripen slowly on well drained soil of decomposed schist and shale. The poor soil limits vine growth and cluster size, resulting in delicious, concentrated fruit.

    This 100 percent Syrah shares the classic hallmarks of its Rhone ancestors in its extracted dense color and ability to age for decades. The saturated black color and rich aromas of sweet blackberry, coffee, and dark chocolate are decadent. The first sip confirms an inherent richness and creamy texture, supported by large tannins that build on the finish. Syrah with this young structure typically evolves slowly, often taking 20 years or more to soften and usually outpacing Cabernet Sauvignon from the same vintage. Drink now through 2020.

    -Douglas Danielak, Winemaker

    • Learn More About the Winery

    • Learn More About Syrah/Shiraz

    • Learn More About Napa Valley, California

    Need help? Just call 1-800-592-5870

    WineShopper: Daily Deals up to 70% Off

    Visit Full Site | Feedback

    Copyright © 1999-2015 Wine.com, Inc. All rights reserved.
    Wine.com and logo are trademarks of Wine.com, Inc.