April 2012 – Matchbook Wines

Month: April 2012



April 13th, 2012

Palate Press: 2009 Syrah

by: Lane Giguiere

The Palate Press recommends our 2009 Matchbook Syrah in the online post on April 11, 2012:

2009 Matchbook

Dunnigan Hills Syrah

April 11, 2012 by Becky Sue Epstein

Five clones of estate-grown syrah are blended together to produce a wine full of nice, tarry fruit. Balanced by good acidity, this wine is hearty from nose through palate to finish. Yet it has a touch of florals throughout as well, which add both a hint of delicacy and another layer of complexity to the earthiness of this still-young wine. Pairs well with roasted meat and fried onion strings. Recommended. BSE.

WHO: Matchbook
WHAT: 91% syrah, 9% cabernet sauvignon
WHERE: Dunnigan Hills, California
WHEN: 2009
HOW MUCH: about $16