Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Concannon Petite Syrah 2001 wine review by (PB)

This is been a big wine, previously reviewed. I opened another bottle last night to go with a venison tenderloin, pan fried, rare with a baby bella mushroom balsamic glaze. This wine is deep garnet as you might expect. The air fills with yeasty aromas immediately with huge black berry and ripe plum fragrances.

In the mouth, this wine is sweet, perhaps even a little too sweet, but is so bold that its ripe fruit just overwhelms the palate with wild cherries and black berries. Tannins are lush. For $10, once again, this Central Coast creation is a good find. Raise a glass!

1 comment:

Tom said...

Good call on the Concannon. They've been making fine Petite Syrah for a very long time. But what's really impressive is that venison tenderloin, rare and pan fried. Sounds GREAT.