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Herman Story Larner Vineyard Syrah Santa Barbara County 2008

Syrah/Shiraz from Central Coast, California
  • WS 93
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Winemaker Notes

Larner was my first. My first vineyard designated wine, my first fruit contract, my first Syrah. I'm happy to say that we still get along. Heck, it just keeps getting better. This is my 4th Larner Syrah, and it's got everything I love most about the vineyard: huge fruit, balanced minearlity and fantastic spice. Lush aromas of cherry pie, jasmine, lava rock and fresh tarragon introduce a full bodied but nimble palate that carries seamlessly... View More

Critical Acclaim

WS 93
Wine Spectator

Complex, with ripe, juicy plum, blackberry and wild berry fruit that touches on jam without being heavy. Full-bodied and spicy, ending with a persistent finish anchored by minerality. Drink now through 2018.

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I am Russell P. From, winemaker and sole employee of Herman Story Wines.

Herman Story Wines are made, schlepped, peddled, and drunk with friends by me. The basic web design books tell me that you’re probably here for the basics: to find release schedules, ordering information and tasting opportunities for the wines I make, which sounds pretty good to me. The less time I spend writing this stuff the more time I spend in the cellar.... View More