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2007 Pax Wines Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French) "Obsidian"

Winery: Pax Wines

Vintage: 2007

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Obsidian"

Wine Category: Syrah & Shiraz (Other than French)

Grape blend: 100% Syrah

Region: Knights Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $75

Cases produced: 375

KWG Score: 93.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93)

Review date: September 12, 2009

Wine Review: This Syrah from Pax is very very dark purple in color. It opens with a shy mild blueberry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, very well balanced, and smooth. The flavor profile is a savory mild spicy blueberry with hints of blackberry in the background. The finish is quite dry and its very noticeable tannins are extremely persistent and long lasting. This baby of a wine is an infant and still needs time, maybe years to develop. Once it opens, I fully anticipate this wine to be even better. However, if you are impatient, serve it with a thick cut grilled NY strip steak. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Pax 2007 Obsidian.

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