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California - 2003 - Papa Syrah - Sine Qua Non

  • Region: California
  • Producer: Sine Qua Non
  • Vintage: 2003
  • Rating: 98
  • Notes:
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QtyUnitSizeCase SizePriceReserve
4Bottle75cl£400

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Tasting Notes

There are 860 cases of the 2003 Papa, a blend of 97% Syrah, 2% Mourvedre, and 1% Grenache sourced from six different vineyards. An old black and white photograph of Manfred Krankl’s father holding a baby with a head the size of a large watermelon (presumably Manfred) serves as the label for this wine, which has just about everything one could want in a great Syrah. It exhibits extraordinary power and richness along with large quantities of sexy, seductive cassis, black cherries, and a chocolaty undertone. Unctuously textured, rich, and full, it will provide amazing drinking over the next 10-15 years.

Score: 98Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (166), August 2006