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229 Syrah


Grape: Shiraz-Syrah

Country: France

Region: Languedoc-Roussillon / Pays D'Oc

Body: Full

Abv: 14.5%

Size: 75cl

This charming southern French wine hails from Languedoc-based winemakers Xavier Roger. The name of the wine is derived from the Syrah grape growth cycle - exactly 229 days between the bud break in Spring and the leaf fall in Autumn. The area's climatic conditions with hot, dry summers are perfect for letting Syrah reach its optimum ripeness, while maintaining natural elegance and balance.

229 Syrah is a great wine, brimming with black fruit aromas. The palate is bold and full-bodied with dense ripeness of blueberry and an underlay of black olive. The finish is unctuous, juicy and lingers with tannins that are silky soft. Less filtration means there may be some sendiment present  - optionally decant before serving.  Try with beef, barbecued meats, casserole dishes with mushroom or aubergine., or mature cheeses. 

Mastering the nuances of Southern French varietals and combining traditional and modern winemaking techniques, Xavier Roger wines are a superb example of the quality that are now being produced in the South of France. Using the best parcels in the area, for a range that is truly outstanding.

Suitable for Vegans & Vegetarians.

Sub Type: Red
Grape: Syrah
Country: France
Region/Appellation: Languedoc-Roussillon/Pays D'Oc
Tasting Notes:

Brimming with black fruit aromas, the palate is bold and full-bodied with dense ripeness of blueberry and an underlay of black olive. The finish is unctuous, juicy and lingers with tannins that are silky soft.

Appearance: Deep Purple
Body: Full
Sweetness: Dry
Blending: Varietal
Oaking: Unoaked
ABV: 14.5%
Vintage: 2020
Vintage Note: From the vintages available you will be delivered the earliest or a mix depending on quantities ordered. Please leave a message in basket if you require a specific vintage
World Type: Old World
Closure: Cork
Wine Size: 75cl
Suitable: Vegetarian|Vegan
Food Match: Beef|Stew/Casserole|Mushroom|Aubergine|Barbecue|Mature Cheese
Producer: Xavier Roger

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