SOLD OUTVan Ruiten 2002 Syrah
Featured in our Gold Wine of the Month Club
- Central Valley region
- Gold Medal — San Francisco Chronicle
- 4 Silver Medals — Various National Wine Competitions
- 75.3% Syrah, 24.7% Cabernet Sauvignon
- 24 months in oak
- Cases Produced
- Enjoy Until
Located between Napa Valley and the Sierra Foothills, the Lodi Appellation is highly recognized for exceptional fruit and quickly is becoming equally recognized for the wines produced in the region.
The 2002 Estate Syrah is a sensational illustration of the fruit grown in Lodi Appellation under the watchful eyes of the Van Ruitens. Combined the talents of winemaker Ryan Leeman, the 2002 Estate Syrah received a distinguished Gold Medal at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition plus four more Silver Medals in national wine competitions. Silver Medal — California State Fair Wine Competition, Silver Medal — San Francisco Wine Competition, Silver Medal — Indiana State Fair Wine Competition and a Silver Medal — Tasters Guild International Wine Competition. Wonderful aromas of strawberry jam, walnuts, chocolate, and molasses with rich flavors of blackberry, raspberry, and cherry culminate in a lengthy tannic finish.