Naked vixen syrah 2010
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2010 Vixen Syrah


By: Naked Winery

In: Hood River, Oregon

750mL / 12.0% ABV

Buy this wine if you're making an earthy, creamy, mushroom-heavy dish and need a wine to pair with it - or open this wine if you're in a melancholy or brooding mood


This wine is nothing like an Australian Shiraz (Shiraz and Syrah are the same grape). Instead of being spicy and fruity, this is earthy and more restrained, probably falling somewhere between a Pinot Noir and a Cabernet Sauvignon. Applegate Valley, Oregon.


With wines named Cougar, Penetration, and Tease, Oregon's Naked Winery brings a refreshing approach to the often stuffy wine industry. The grapes for their red varietals (Syrah, Cabernet, Sangiovese, Nebbiolo, Barbera and Merlot) are orgasmically grown in the hot and dry Apple Gate and Columbia Valley regions of Oregon and Washington respectively. Their other varietals (Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Muscat and Riesling) benefit from the cool pacific marine layers of the Willamette and Illinois Valleys to produce subtle and complex wines. Don't let the fun and provocative nature of these wines fool you, inside the bottle, you will find premium Oregon and Washington juice.

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