• Producer: Argot Wines
  • Winemaker: Justin Harmon
  • Region (AVA): Sonoma (Sonoma Mountain)
  • Blend: 100% Syrah
  • Vintage production: 120 cases
  • Winery location: Sonoma County
  • Owners: Justin Harmon
  • First vintage: 2011
  • Drinking window: 2021-2048

 

About The Wine

 

A selection from Justin's favourite Syrah terroir, with an emphasis on the Alban 1 clone, given an extended 22 month elevage in new, French oak barriques for maximum impact and richness.

 

The vineyard is situated at 335 metres on a north-facing, gently-rolling hillside, composed of a geological upheaval of ashy, moondust-like soils, littered with ancient seabed. Sonoma Mountain’s ridgetops — demarcating the cool Sonoma Coast AVA, from the more moderate Sonoma Valley AVA — deliver an utterly unique expression of Syrah, distinct from that grown elsewhere in Sonoma County.

 

Argot Indigo Syrah 2018

£64.00Price
Price above per 75cl bottle
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  • "A step up over the appellation Syrah, the 2018 Syrah Indigo is another beautiful, classic Syrah from this estate that readers are going to love. Coming from a site on Sonoma Mountain, it has a complex nose of spiced black raspberries and blackberries mixed with notes of camphor, bacon fat, spiced meats, and dried flowers. Complex and full-bodied, with a round, layered texture and a great finish, it’s well worth seeking out and is going to stand up to any Syrah coming out of California today."

    96+ points, Jeb Dunnuck (Jan. 2021)

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