Syncline Wine Cellars Spring Releases

Syncline Wine Cellars is located along the Columbia River in southern Washington. The name comes from a geological formation found west of the winery. Winemaker James Mantone and Assistant Winemaker Poppie Mantone focus on Rhone varietals.

Wines:

Score

Name

Notes

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Syncline Pinot Noir Celilo Vineyard 2006


A nice, prototypic pinot nose. A little minerality to it. A very up front, please wine. Good cranberry aftertaste.


$25

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Syncline Syrah Columbia Valley 2006


Tart. Not much on the nose at present. Very closed.


$25

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Syncline Mourvedre 2006


Light smokiness. Bright, dark berries. Nicely balanced.


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Syncline Rose Columbia Valley 2007

Grapefruit. Melon. An enjoyable summer wine. 41% Grenache; 25% Cinault; 21% Mourvedre; 13% Counoise.

$14

Sean P. Sullivan

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