SOLD OUTMcDowell 1990 Syrah
Featured in our Gold Wine of the Month Club
- Mendocino AVA
- Gold Medal — Los Angeles County Fair
- Mendocino AVA
- 18 months in French Oak
- Cases Produced
- Enjoy Until
Syrah is McDowell's flagship wine. Grapes for this vintage came from extremely rare, 76-year-old vines. "Medium-full to full body; forward, rich, concentrated, high exrrnct flavors which still have good balance; ... lingering aftertaste," says the California Grapevine publication.
"[This] 1990 Syrah may be the best California version ... inky red, earthy, peppery, and cherry-flavored with a velvety mouthfeel," says Dee Coutelle of the Chicago Sun-Times.
McDowell's tasting notes reveal, "Plum, jammy cassis, wild blackberries and spice flavors." Syrah 's rich flavor and good structure make it particularly suited for foods that have been roasted, smoked or grilled.
Rosemary & Thyme Braised Lamb Shoulder
This fall-off-the-bone-tender roast is right at home with a Red Blend from your most recent wine club shipment.View Recipe
Grilled Skirt Steak with Mojo Marinade
A great skirt steak recipe that is enhanced by either the Bordeaux Blend or Syrah featured in your recent Gold Wine Club shipment!View Recipe
Spanish Roasted Chicken
A recipe straight from Martellotto Winery! Enjoy this juicy Spanish roasted chicken with your most recent wine of the month club shipment!View Recipe
Wild Alaskan Salmon Southern Style
Fresh wild Alaskan salmon with Cajun seasoning, parsley, lemon and drizzled with pecan butter. Pair this with a bottle of Syrah.View Recipe
Four Cheese Risotto
Creamy, cheesy and full of flavor, this cheese risotto is surprisingly easy with delicious results! Pair this risotto with a smooth Syrah.View Recipe