Alban Syrah 'Lorraine' Edna Valley 2011
This California-based winery focused solely on Rhone varieties has been shaking things up for the last 30 years. Their 2011 ‘Lorraine’ Syrah is full of black fruit and sweet spice; aging gracefully, and a gorgeous example of what Rhone varieties can do in the Golden State.
Central Coast, United States
Blanket term (and appellation) to describe a chunk of California from Alameda in the north to Santa Barbara in the south, including major wine areas like Monterey, Paso Robles and Edna Valley.