The Phillips brothers planted one of the first Syrah
vineyards in California in 1982. With Michael's son
Kevin continuing the Phillips grape growing tradition
into the 6th generation. This Syrah vineyard was one of the first he tended to as our Vineyard Manager. If you turn the bottle around you will see Kevin's eye looking out from the inside of the bottle, making sure the wine is being enjoyed!
Striking aromas of ripe dark fruits radiate from the glass... View More
A ridiculously hedonistic bottle of Syrah, this hits you first with it's heady aromas of strong black olive, tobacco and bacon, then seduces you further with layers of rich berry fruit topped by Syrah-proper pepper. Blended with Petite Sirah and Petit Verdot and fairly high alcohol (15.5%) this is one for those who love good Syrah. Editors' Choice.
Michael and David Phillips represent the fifth generation of growers in Lodi, and things are changing. With 500 acres of premium wine grapes, there is plenty of room for experimentation and innovation.
The vineyards are irrigated by the Mokelumne River, which carries crystal-clear water from the Sierra Nevada Mountains, depositing minerals into the rich soils upon which the grapes thrive. Though not certified organic, Michael~David Winery strives to use all natural methods including integrated pest management,... View More