2016 La Femme Sauvage Syrah | Enfield Wine Co. | Winestyr
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2016 La Femme Sauvage Syrah

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Appellation: California

By: Enfield Wine Co.

In: Napa, CA

750mL / 13.6% ABV

Winestyr Review

Freshly picked blackberries, sea salt, and bitter dark chocolate. A bouquet of roses. Turn up the volume on the finish, radicchio, pickled radish, blueberries. Astringent finish that has cleansing acidity. There is a savory note here that really carries through the carbonic aromatics. A serious wine that's ready to play immediately.

What We Love

  • Very small production
  • Three single vineyard sites blended
  • Carbonic Syrah

Give this wine to someone who "hates" full bodied reds and watch them melt

Experience

John Lockwood started in the California wine industry in 2004 working at Heron Lake vineyard. He went on to work harvests at Littorai, Bodega Melipal in Argentina, and Failla Wines. He started Enfield Wine Co. in 2010 as small side-project while still working at Failla, and in 2013 Enfield became a full time project. Driven by soil first, Enfield seeks out vineyards that possess a distinct and powerful sense of place – across region, grape variety, and vine age. Working with small vineyards and independent growers, every step of the process is guided by the intent to maximize this character of terroir. Grapes are harvested for balance and the wines are all given the chance to ferment naturally. The wines have been met with serious critical acclaim and we're excited to have them in our portfolio.

Winery

John Lockwood started in the California wine industry in 2004 working at Heron Lake vineyard. He went on to work harvests at Littorai, Bodega Melipal in Argentina, and Failla Wines. He started Enfield Wine Co. in 2010 as small side-project while still working at Failla, and in 2013 Enfield became a full time project. Driven by soil first, Enfield seeks out vineyards that possess a distinct and powerful sense of place – across region, grape variety, and vine age. Working with small vineyards and independent growers, every step of the process is guided by the intent to maximize this character of terroir. Grapes are harvested for balance and the wines are all given the chance to ferment naturally. The wines have been met with serious critical acclaim and we're excited to have them in our portfolio.

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