Malibu Coast Syrah, 2014

Produced by AJA Vineyards

After being harvested in October 2014 from Pamela's Vineyard in the Malibu Coast AVA, this wine spent 21 months in neutral oak barrels. As the wine settles in the glass, it reveals aromas of candied fruit, red licorice and cinnamon.

Icons/location pin Malibu Coast, Los Angeles, California
Icons/wine/red Syrah

$35.00

The details

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Structure
  • Tannin
  • Body
  • Acidity
  • Sweetness
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Food Pairing

Hard Cheese, Smoked Chicken, Prosciutto, Roasted Pork Tenderloin

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Tasting Notes

Candy Apple, Red Licorice, Damp Earth, Cassis, Leather, Cinnamon

What's cool?

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Interesting Winemaking Technique

The grapes for this wine were macerated for 2-3 weeks before press.

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Barrel-aged

We aged this wine for 21 months in neutral oak.

Malibu Coast, Los Angeles, California

AJA Vineyards

We make pristine wines from the hillsides of our Malibu Estate. We are a family business through-and-through, run by myself (Amanda), my father (Todd), my mother (Heather), and my brothers (Alec and Jack).

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Nerdy Details

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What's in the bottle
Syrah (100%)
ABV: 14.5%
Harvest
Syrah (Estrella) from 7 year old vines from Pamela's Vineyard, Malibu Coast (100%). Harvested on 2014-10-01 .
Press: Maceration for 2-3 weeks
Winemaking
Malolactic fermentation: 100%
Aging
Neutral Oak, 21 months