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Donkey and Goat Fenaughty Vineyard Reserve Syrah 2008

Syrah/Shiraz from Sierra Foothills, California
  • ST 91
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Winemaker Notes

Tobacco, earth and herbs intermingled with violets grab your olfactory immediately. With a moment to breathe, mineral fresh meat and spice box come to the fore. Red fruits like cherry, plum and raspberry tickle the palate. Long, firm structured yet smooth tannins coat the mouth and linger for minutes while you ponder what this wine is and what it will become.

Blend: 97% Syrah and 3% Viognier

Critical Acclaim

ST 91
International Wine Cellar

Inky ruby. Complex nose combines red and dark berries, potpourri and underbrush, along with nuances of anise and black olive. Very syrah, with intense dark berry and floral flavors that turn spicier with air. Combines the depth of New World fruit with the wilder aspects of the northern Rhone and finishes with lingering spice and herb nuances. I really like this wine's balance.

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Donkey and Goat, , California
Donkey and Goat
Donkey & Goat is a family owned and operated winery located in Berkeley California. Tracey & Jared Brandt craft their natural wines from Rhône varietals, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grown in the Anderson Valley, Mendocino Ridge and the undiscovered El Dorado appellation in the Sierra Foothills. Tracey & Jared trained in France, under Éric Texier, an up and coming Rhône winemaker who taught them the art and craft of making wines that speak to... View More