Eric Kent 2016 Las Madres Vineyard Syrah
We ferment ours on the skins and stems with a bit of Viognier for killer aromatics and silky texture, leave it on the skins post fermentation for more supple tannins, and raise it in older used oak to preserve that wonderful Las Madres black olive/black fruit/pepper character. Man is it good, and the stellar 2016 vintage shines bright like the superstar that it is. There’s so much going on in the glass, it’s hard to convey in words. We always love an underdog, so let’s all raise a glass to great Syrah!
About Eric Kent:
Founded by Kent Humphry and Colleen Teitgen, Eric Kent brings together art and wine like no one before. Kent, as winemaker, sources fruit from top vineyards throughout Sonoma County to create elegant, site specific wines while Colleen curates the art collection used for their labels, which are all commissioned from local artists.